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William TOWNSEND

Regimental number3556
Place of birthSwansea Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBushman
AddressCoppington, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, J Townsend, Cappington, Tasmania
Enlistment date9 August 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 Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 February 1917
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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