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James Joseph PURCELL

Regimental number613
Place of birthNewport, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
AddressBallan, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Purcell, Ballan, Victoria
Enlistment date13 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A34 Persic on 28 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Date of death11 February 1971
Place of burialCheltenham Memorial Park Cemetery

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