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Regimental number470
Place of birthNorwood South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
Address9 Sheldon Street, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Townley, 9 Sheldon Street, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date26 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
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
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1103 Pte Alfred George TOWNLEY, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.

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