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Regimental number3015
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressFitzgerald Street, Geraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lucy Agnes Townshend, 4 Short Street, West Leederville, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentProvisional CPL
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Anzac Entrenching Battalion
FateKilled in Action 03-6 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; James and Rebecca TOWNSHEND; husband of Mrs. L.A. TOWNSHEND, 15 Antrim Street, Leederville, Western Australia. Native of Geraldton, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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