Martin John TOWNER

Regimental number2908
Place of birthMarlo Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNicholson Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, C W Towner, Nicholson Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 February 1917
Place of burialBazentin-Le-Petit Military Cemetery (Row G, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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  cemetery records
Parents: Charles William and Ellen Elizabeth TOWNER, Pyke Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria