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Regimental number16943
Place of birthGreta Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway booking clerk
AddressWest Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Michael Patrick Purcell, 62 Hunter Stret, West Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Camel Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919

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