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James Hartell PURSER

Regimental number7057
Place of birthWelland South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLoco hauler
AddressGPO Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, James Hartell Purser, Welland Malvern, England
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919

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