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Wilfred PURCELL

Regimental number328
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGlassworker
AddressArtillery Barracks, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Purcell, c/o Thos, Cook and Sons, Ludgate Circus, London
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date5 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Group
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Date of death12 December 1961
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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