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Somercotes Derbyshire
He was the husband of Ellen Townsend and the father of Florence Elizabeth and Gertrude Ellen Townsend. In 1911, they lived at Smotherfly, Alfreton, Derbyshire.
In 1911, he was a miner (hewer).
26 Sep 1916
29
235484 - CWGC Website
19262
Sutton in Ashfield
Private
8th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
He first served in Gallipoli 29/9/1915.
Regina Trench Cemetery Grandcourt Grave Reference: IX J 16 Thanks to Lynne and Keith Snowden for this identification. Keith is Robert Townsend's youngest surviving grandson.
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