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Thomas PURCELL

Regimental number4765
Place of birthWalcha New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressRailway Camp, Waloon, Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinSister, Alice Roper, Orumdumbie Station, Walcha, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 12 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 37), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Martin and Catherine PURCELL. Native of Walcha, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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