Private Moses Townsley

Private Moses Townsley, 1st/4th ( Border ) Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action at Gallipoli on 12th July 1915, aged 26, during the ” Charge ” on the Turkish trenches at Achi Baba Nullah. He was the son of Thomas Townsley of 19 Leet Street, Coldstream and the husband of Margaret Ford ( formerly Townsley ) of 2 Abbey Road, Coldstream. He is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. Before the War he was a valued member of Coldstream Football Club and had been employed by William Smith, Builders, of Coldstream.

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