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Hewitt Samuel TOWNSEND

Regimental number2019
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressParadise, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr Samuel Townsend, Sulphide Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Previous military service79th Infantry
Enlistment date9 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 July 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2019A
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Date of death4 March 1983

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