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John Robert Dalgleish TOWNSHEND

Regimental number6163
Place of birthBowen Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressMimonia, Milton Road, Auchenflower, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jean Sexton, Mimonia, Milton Road, Auchenflower, Queensland
Enlistment date1 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 July 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted John Robert NR
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot VII, Row C, Grave No. 3), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Alford and Jeannie TOWNSHEND, "Mimona", Milton Road, Auchenflower, Brisbane, Queensland, Native of Townsville, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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