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Edmund Vere PURCELL

Regimental number1844
Place of birthDublin Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJockey
Address'Woodbine', Young Street, Randwick, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Anna E Purcell, 96 Womerah Avenue, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919

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