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Albert Edward Townsend

Name on Board A Townsend
Name on Service
Albert Edward  Townsend
Enlistment Age 21
Occupation Railway Porter
Place of Birth Longwarry, Gippsland, Vic
Next of Kin William and Annie Townsend
Address Railway Master, Little River, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 18/03/1915
Service No. 2193
Enlistment Place Seymour, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 17/06/1915
Embarkation Ship HMAT Wandilla A62
Unit on Embarkation 7th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 8/08/1915
Unit on Death 7th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death KIA (previously reported missing)
Place of Wounding/
Lone Pine, Gallipoli (No known grave)
Cemetery or Memorial Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Additional Information His father notes on the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour Circular that Albert attended Williamstown School and Williamstown is his place of association. Australian War Memorial Photo P07185.001 notes that Albert Townsend is from Williamstown, Vic
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