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Athol Rupert PURDY

Regimental number2375
Place of birthPreston Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressDandenong Road, Frankston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Herbert Purdy, Dandenong Road, Frankston, Victoria
Enlistment date25 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Date of death20 August 1957
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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