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Born: 1880, Shipley
Died: 19 August 1917
Buried: White House Cemetery, St Jean-les-Ypres
Address: 12 Church Street, Windhill
Parents: Annie
Spouse: Bertha
Occupation: Clerk, Henry Mason, spinners
Organisations/clubs: Oddfellows
Rank: Pte
Rolls of Honour: Christchurch, Windhill
Regiment: Worcestershire
Frank Townsley
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Mrs Frank Townsley, 12 Church Street, Windhill, has received official notification that her husband was killed on 19th August whilst serving in France. He had only been at the front six weeks. Before the war Pte Townsley, who was 37 years of age, was employed by Mr Henry Mason, spinner and manufacturer, Victoria Street, Shipley. He was a valued member of the Order of Oddfellows and for over 13 years had been connected with the secretarial duties, the latter eight having been secretary of his lodge. He leaves a widow Shipley Times & Express 5 October 1917
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