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Frank PURNELL

Regimental number6605
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressWagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs L I Purnell, c/o Mrs F E Parsons, Market Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollEducation Service
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: Eductn Service
Promotion date: 30 October 1918

Lieutenant


Unit: Eductn Service
Promotion date: 1 February 1919

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919

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