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James Thomas TOWNSLEY

Regimental number6526
Date of birth12 March 1895
Place of birthRoma, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway clerk
AddressMcDowall Street, Roma, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr J T Townsley, McDowall Street, Roma, Queensland
Enlistment date16 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Other detailsServed in France at the Battle of Somme, where he was gassed.

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