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Frederick Charles Townsend

In memory of:

Corporal Frederick Charles Townsend

March 17, 1920

Vancouver, British Columbia

Military Service


Service Number:

23450

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

July 20, 1886
Westbury, Wiltshire, England

Enlistment:

September 22, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Son of Robert and Louisa Townsend, of Westbury, Wiltshire, England.

Commemorated on Page 554 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

14. 45. 7.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Grave of 23450 Corp. Frederick Charles Townsend who served with the 15th Battn. C.E.F.  Born in the town of Westbury Wilts England on July 20th 1886.  Frederick enlisted into the C.E.F. at Valcartier Quebec on Sept. 22nd 1914 listing his occupation as "Miner"  Frederick died at Vancouver BC on March 17th 1920 at the age of 31.  He was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Memorial– Memorial cross in the section where 23450 Corp. Frederick Charles Townsend  was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 23450 Corp. Frederick Charles Townsend  was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt (retired) V.R. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge 12th Bn.  Submitted by Capt (retired) V.R. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  Courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  Courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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