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John Joseph PURTELL

Regimental number4244
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinEthel M M Purtell, Cuthbert Siding, Gsr, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Corporal
Unit nameNo 6 Tunnelling Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 1 June 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death7 November 1947

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