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Matthew Robert TOWNS

Regimental number3617
Place of birthKingston Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressLyell, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Towns, Lyell, Tasmania
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919

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