|Place of birth||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||North Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Emily Town, Ward Court, North Adelaide, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||PCPL|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 7 November 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 January 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 5 April 1917; taken on strength, 32nd Bn, in the field, 12 April 1917.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 28 April 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Armagh', 5 April 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 16 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 29 June 1919.
War service: 3 years 51 days (of which 2 years 191 days were abroad)Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, TOWN Robert Ernest|