WWI 1914-15 STAR TO LIEUT. T.H. TOWNLEY, NIGERIA REGT.

1914-15 Star to Lieut. T.H. Townley.
£45.00
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Description

Thomas Houghton Townley was born in Oct 1867 in Nantwich, Cheshire and commissioned into the 3rd Battalion Nigeria Regiment on 1 Feb 1915, serving in Cameroon from 1 Dec 1914. Townley was discharged invalided aboard the African Steamship Company's SS Apapa, returning to Liverpool on 18 Mar 1916. A year later, the Apapa would be sunk by torpedo on the same route.