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Joseph TOWERS

Regimental number3643
Place of birthDean Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationFarmer
AddressBenalla Road, Shepparton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mabel May Towers, Benalla Road, Shepparton, Victoria
Enlistment date28 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Ormonde on 2 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death18 January 1960

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