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Frank Whittlesey PURCHAS

Regimental number52235
Place of birthAuckland New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationProfessional singer
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs L Purchas, 'Conara', Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date14 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1 to 3 (WA) and (TAS) Reinforcements (May-Oct 1918)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMATA14 Euripides on 1 May 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919

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