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Rupert PURCELL-COHEN

ReligionJewish
OccupationDentist
AddressElizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Purcell-Cohen, 'Rupeno', Ithaca Road, Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentHonorary Lieutenant
Unit nameAustralian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, Reinforcements (March 1915-May 1919)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Morinda on 1 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAN&MEF
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Date of death8 November 1917
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
187
Other details

War service: Rabaul, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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