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Herbert Henry TOWLER

Regimental number472
Place of birthPentland Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGordonvale, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinSister, Alice Gladys Towler, Fisher Creek, Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date27 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 12, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 26 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Machine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 9 January 1918
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialWesthof Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 13), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth TOWLER, Pentland, Queensland. Cemetery details show died of wounds 8th June, 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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