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John Joseph PURSER

Regimental number3414
Place of birthMooliabeenee Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMogumber, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, J Purser, Mogumber, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3414A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 September 1918
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Jane PURSER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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