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Charles PURCELL

Regimental number1784
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSpring Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Purcell, Peeley Point, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1916
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XIII, Row D, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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