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Sydney Victor PURDON

Regimental number3902
Place of birthO'connell New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Address23 Oak Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, G Purdon, 23 Oak Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 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 3 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3901 Pte Reginald Arthur PURDON, 55th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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