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David Herbert TOWNSEND

Regimental number306
Place of birthKyneton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKyneton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinSister, Mrs Ray Hedlan, York Plam, Tasmania
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 May 1959
Age at death79
Place of burialMareeba Cemetery, Queensland

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