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Abner Benjamin PURCHASE

Regimental number4505
Place of birthLindley O F S South Africa
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressKatanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, George Purchase, Lindley, Orange Free State, South Africa
Enlistment date24 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4504 Pte George Isaac PURCHASE, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 11918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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