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Edwin Lewis PURBRICK

Regimental number1658
Place of birthSeymour Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
AddressRotoiti, Sycamore Street, Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lilian Purbrick, Rotoiti, Sycamore Street, Cauldfield, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date23 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name14th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1581
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1915

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