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William John Dennison PURTON

Regimental number6073
Place of birthUlverstone Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressUlverstone, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Jennings Purton, Gawler, Tasmania
Enlistment date10 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919

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