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Reginald Arthur PURDON

Regimental number3901
Place of birthBathurst New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPorter
Address23 Oak Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, G Purden, 23 Oak Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Previous military service41st Infantry
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3902 Pte Sydney Victor PURDON, 55th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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