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Gerald Joseph PURCELL

Regimental number1776
Place of birthGoulburn New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraper
AddressMarrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Bridget Purcell, Kiora, Smith Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military service34th Infantry
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameCamel Corps November 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number11/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 12 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3312
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Other details

Second entry: embarked, 10 May 1917, from Melbourne on board HMAT A42 'Boorara', as 3312 Private, 8th Light Horse Regiment, 27th Reinforcement.

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1931

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