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John David Hazel PURTON

Regimental number8038
Place of birthUlverstone Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressUlverstone, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, S Purton, Main Street, Ulverstone, Tasmania
Enlistment date22 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 27th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 January 1919
Place of burialNetley Military Cemetery (Row N, Grave No. 416), Hound, Hampshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67

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