TOWNEND John William
Regiment : 7th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment
Service number : 10363
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 9th August 1915
Buried : Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Turkey, Panel 135 to 137.
Birthplace : Pershore, Worcestershire, enlisted Wolverhampton
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : William Butler Brewery War Memorial now in the Black Country Museum with the information: Pte
Additional information on the memorial: South Staffordshire Regiment
7th South Staffords. Brother of above (Albert Charles Townend). Killed August 8th 1915.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: http://pershoreww1.webs.com/