Philip Mervyn Maunsell Townshend (6A30)
|Date of Birth:||2 Sep 1901|
|Date of Death:||drowned 1917|
|Residence:||Snapper Point, Victoria, Australia|
|Father:||Samuel Philip Townshend [6A20]|
|Mother:||Richardson, Isabella Blanche|
|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".