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6397881   Private Charles Frederick Townsend
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 16/04/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (British Army)
Died: 09/09/1941 (Unknown)
Age: 31
Summary      
Charles Frederick Townsend was born about 1910. Private Charles Frederick Townsend was with 2nd Battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment. He then became attached to the 4th Battalion of the Northamptonshire Regiment. Private Charles Frederick Townsend died on 9th September 1941. He was stationed in Bellaghy at the time. Private Townsend is buried in Ballyscullion Parish Churchyard in Bellaghy.
Further Information
Charles Frederick Townsend was born about 1910.
Private Charles Frederick Townsend was with 2nd Battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment.
Private Townsend then became attached to the 4th Battalion of the Northamptonshire Regiment.
Private Charles Frederick Townsend died on 9th September 1941. He was stationed in Bellaghy at the time.
Private Townsend is buried in Ballyscullion Parish Churchyard in Bellaghy.
Private Charles Frederick Townsend is commemorated locally on Castledawson War Memorial.
Private Townsend is listed on page 119 of the Castledawson War Dead Book – ‘They Didn’t Come Home.’
Information provided here is courtesy of the excellent research undertaken by Mr Sam Hudson.
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Relevant Magherafelt Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Ballyscullion Parish Churchyard Bellaghy Buried in Ballyscullion COI, Bellaghy 54.806859 -6.520705
References and Links
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1 Castledawson War Dead Details of Private Charles Frederick Townsend
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2020