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George Isaac PURCHASE

Regimental number4504
Place of birthOudts Hoorn South Africa
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressKatanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
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 5 April 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4505 Pte Abner Benjamin PURCHASE, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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