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Charles PURCELL

Regimental number2636
Place of birthDougarra Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressDongarra, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ruth Purcell, Dongarra, Western Australia
Enlistment date22 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 28 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialLonguenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ruth PURCELL, Dongarra, Western Australia

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