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Service No: G/25267
Regiment/Service: The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment) – 1st Battalion
Date of Death: 14/04/1918 – Killed in action, aged 19
Memorial: Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium – Panel 1 and 2.
War Office Information: Son of Ruth Townley, of Wood Street, Geddington, Kettering, Northants, and the late Samuel Lee Townley.
Born: Q4 1898, Kettering, Vol. 3b, Page 190
Baptism: 1 Jan 1899, Geddington (Ref: FHL Film No: 6127507; p 187)
Military: Enlisted 18 Oct 1915 to the Royal Field Artillery
Discharged 9 Nov 1915, after 23 days, when they found out he lied about his age.
Source Citation: WO364; Piece: 4259.
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