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William Graves TOWNSEND

Regimental number1791
Place of birthPerth Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
Address37 Smith Street, Highgate Hill, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Maria Townsend, 37 Smith Street, Highgate Hill, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name28th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 February 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Date of death16 January 1971

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