Philip Mervyn Maunsell Townshend (6A30)

Date of Birth: 2 Sep 1901
Date of Death: drowned 1917
Generation: 8th
Residence: Snapper Point, Victoria, Australia
Father: Samuel Philip Townshend [6A20]
Mother: Richardson, Isabella Blanche
Spouse: Unmarried
Issue: None
See Also: Table VIA ; Lineage ; Ancestors' Tree ; Descendents' Tree

Notes for Philip Mervyn Maunsell Townshend

Philip was born at Snapper Point, Victoria.

Family tradition maintains that Philip was a cadet midshipman RN who was drowned in the English Channel whilst on duty. The Calendar of Wills and Administration 1858-1922 in the National Archives of Ireland records that probate of the will of "Townsend Philip Mervyn Maunsel late a cadet on board the New Zealand Steamship Company’s steamship the Aparima” was granted 9 Oct 1919 to "Sir John Robert O’Connell".