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William PURCELL

Regimental number1000
Place of birthScottsdale Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
Address31 Hampden Road, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Henry Purcell, 31 Hampden Road, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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