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William Kermode CURPHEY

Regimental number7655
Place of birthIsle of Man
SchoolState School, Western Australia
Age on arrival in Australia7
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAxeman
AddressBaker's Hioll, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinMother, Mrs E E Curphey, West Craig, Barclay Avenue, Burnley, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameApril 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 8 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollTunnelling Companies
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of illness.
FateDied of disease 2 January 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death45
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 57), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
26
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: G and E.E. CURPHEY, 220 Berkly Avenue, Burnley, Victoria. Native of Isle of Man
Family/military connectionsNil

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