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Edgar TOWNSEND

Regimental number2042
Place of birthCreswick Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressHard Hills, Creswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Townsend, Hard Hills, Creswick, Victoria
Enlistment date6 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
48
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary Jane TOWNSEND, Creswick, Victoria

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