William Nicholas PURCELL

Regimental number4473
Place of birthHamilton Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm hand
AddressBacchus Marsh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinBrother, George Purcell c/o Mrs Hurley, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Enlistment date13 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Malwa on 23 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919