Edward Fred TOWNSEND

TOWNSEND, Edward Fred

Service Numbers: 4591, S74939
Enlisted: 15 September 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: Coventry, England, 18 August 1894
Home Town: Renmark, Renmark Paringa, South Australia
Schooling: Aldridge School, England
Occupation: Carter
Died: Natural causes, Adelaide, South Australia, 26 May 1970, aged 75 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
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World War 1 Service

15 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4591, Adelaide, South Australia
7 Feb 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4591, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4591, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Adelaide
9 Sep 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 4591, 10th Infantry Battalion, Pozières, Grenade wound (both legs) - Accidental
7 Jun 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 4591, 10th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

17 Apr 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (AMF) - WW2, Private, SN S74939, Renmark, South Australia
18 Apr 1942: Involvement Australian Military Forces (AMF) - WW2, Private, SN S74939, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces
17 Oct 1945: Discharged Australian Military Forces (AMF) - WW2, Lance Corporal, SN S74939, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)

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