John Herbert Townsend

1896–1953 (Age 57)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

The Life of John Herbert

John Herbert Townsend was born in 1896, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia as the son of John Henry Townsend and Elizabeth Higgs. He married Georgina Wilfreda Keegan from January 1920 to December 1920, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. He died in 1953, in his hometown, at the age of 57.

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John Herbert Townsend
Georgina Wilfreda Keegan
Marriage: from January 1920 to December 1920

Spouse and Children

from January 1920 to December 1920
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Townsend


    Elizabeth Higgs




World Events (8)


Age 5

First Federal election.

Age 5

The Australian flag flown for the first time.

Age 18

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the extremity of a village, from Middle English toun ‘village’, ‘settlement’ + ende ‘end’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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