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William Lawrence PURDON

Regimental number3223
Place of birthWangaratta Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor driver
AddressMillewa via Wangaratta, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lucy Purdon, Millewa via Wangaratta, Victoria
Enlistment date9 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919

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