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Hubert Rutherford PURNELL

Regimental number35196
Place of birthOxford England
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLibrarian
Address29 Park Terrace, Parkside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, William Purnell, Fairacres Road, Oxford, England
Enlistment date20 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollGeneral List, Education Service
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Name listed on State Library and Museum Honour Roll, State Library, Adelaide, South Australia.

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