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Roy Francis PURDEY

Regimental number1728
Place of birthTerowie, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngine cleaner
AddressTerowie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Anna Bella Purdey, Terowie, South Australia
Enlistment date16 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*given names Francis Roy on photocopy
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row A, Grave No. 4), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. S and Mrs Anna PURDEY
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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