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Joseph PURDEY

Regimental number5830
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
OccupationLabourer
Address13 Grafton Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFriend, Miss M. Smith, 13 Grafton Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date16 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919

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