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James Patrick PURCELL

Regimental number3926
Place of birthKilkenny Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
Address1 Beaufort Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs L B Purcell, 1 Beaufort Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 3 July 1916
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 31), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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