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Current record for: Joseph Leslie Townsend
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
Name Joseph Leslie Townsend
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 09/10/1917
Age 23

Cause of Death Not Known

Cemetery or memorial Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium
Grave or panel reference Panel 54 to 60 and 163A.

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World War 1
France and Flanders

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Joseph Townsend, Father
    27, Benwell Road, Drayton Park, Holloway
  • Eda Townsend, Mother
    27, Benwell Road, Drayton Park, Holloway
Military Information Military Information

Rank Second Lieutenant
Service Number Not Known
Unit 1st/2nd Battalion attd. 3rd/5th Battalion
Regiment Lancashire Fusiliers
Service Army
Enlisted in Not Known
Memorial(s) Memorial(s) link(s)

Royal Northern Hospital Entranceway Arch