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Roy Swan PURSSEY

Regimental number16156
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor engineer
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Swan Purssey, 'The Bungalow,' Walton Crescent, Abbotsford, New South Wales
Previous military service31st Infantry
Enlistment date24 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 1, Reinforcement 23
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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