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James Henry PURCHAS

Regimental number3195
Place of birthLancashire England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHairdresser
AddressCottesloe, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, James Thomas Purchas, 59 Winterley Lane, Horwich, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date25 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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