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James Richard PURCELL

Regimental number5080
Place of birthGreensborough Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGreensborough, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Edward Purcell, Greensborough, Victoria
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
97
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mary PURCELL, Greensborough, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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