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William Thomas PURCELL

Regimental number3213
Place of birthCharters Towers Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHackett Terrace, Charters Towers, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Martin Purcell, Hackett Terrace, Charters Towers, Queensland
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Date of death17 November 1966
Place of burialEastern Suburbs Memorial Park Cemetery

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