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Frank TOWNSON

Regimental number2045
Place of birthSt Peters England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressBaviabupp, Nannup, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Isabella Townson c/o Mrs North, Anstey Road, West Guildford, Western Australia
Enlistment date31 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 5), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
179
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John and Margaret TOWNSON; husband of Isabella DADLEY (formerly TOWNSON), Spearwood, Western Australia. Native of Southport, England

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