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Horace John TOWNLEY

Regimental number469
Place of birthNorwood South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationCollar-maker
Address9 Sheldon Street, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J A Townley, 9 Sheldon Street, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date26 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name27th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1916
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm), Plot VI, Row L, Grave No. 6), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Alfred and Alice Maud Jane TOWNLEY, 15 Theresa Street, Norwood, South Austrlaia

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