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Ronald PURCELL

Regimental number2170
Place of birthKnowsley Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm hand
AddressSeaton, North Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Purcell, Seaton, North Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date6 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 January 1917
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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