1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

John Townsend

Contributed by: Chris Harmer, on 2008-11-11

Private John Townsend
Rank
First Name John
Surname Townsend
Year of Birth Unknown
Year of Death Unknown
Regiment Gloucestershire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Pitchcombe, Gloucestershire

John's Story

My Grandmother's brother. Very little is known of John, apart from the fact that he was killed in WW1. I assume he was in the Gloucestershire regiment. Where, when, he died is unknown, and I have yet to find him on a memorial. More loss to my grandmother's family: three young men from the same family did not come home and everyone suffered, both the loss and materially.

A young brother wasted....

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