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Regimental number457
Place of birthIpswich Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelephone linesman
AddressCondamine, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinBrother, William Purtle, Condamine, Queensland
Enlistment date22 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917

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