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Herbert TOWNSING

Regimental number3853
Place of birthAmphitheatre Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressH Townsing, 61 Stirling Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Townsing, 61 Stirling Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 August 1916
Place of burialPortsea Cemetery (Plot Good's, Row II, Grave No. 8 1/2), Hampshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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