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Oram Edward Murray Purcell COHEN

Regimental number29254
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
OccupationMedical student
AddressRuperra, Ithaca Road, Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, E P Cohen, Ruperra, Ithaca Road, Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceSU Scouts
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 117
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

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