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Percy John Lyndon PURKISS

Regimental number3746
Place of birthHillgrove New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationButter maker
AddressKillaro, Dorrigo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Arthur Henry Purkiss, Killara, Dorrigo, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 34th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3747 Pte Bertie Daryll PURKISS, 1st Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 29 April 1919.

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