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William George PURNELL

Regimental number60987
Place of birthPrahran Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs Conley, 99 Heath Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinDaughter, Miss E E Purnell, Miss Sutherland's Home, Diamond Creek, Victoria
Enlistment date1 June 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 31 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919

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