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Towl, Douglas Edward (1894–1916)

PRIVATE DOUGLAS EDWARD TOWL

Born at Dubbo in 1894. Educated at Melbourne Grammar School, 1907-1910. Apprenticed to his father, who was proprietor of Ogg's Pharmacy in Collins Street. Attended the Australian College of Pharmacy 1914-15. Enlisted in 1915. He was killed in action at Mouquet Farm, near Poziers, on August 23, 1916, while on his way to the front line trench as a member of the 21st Battalion.

Original Publication

  • Melbourne Cricket Club Honour Roll 1914-1918, 1998, p 22

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'Towl, Douglas Edward (1894–1916)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/towl-douglas-edward-24389/text33136, accessed 28 October 2020.

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