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James Dudley PURCELL

Regimental number3804
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSalesman
Address72 Canonbury Grove, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J. Purcell, 72 Canonbury Grove, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBecourt Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row P, Grave No. 20), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
30
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Elizabeth PURCELL, 72 Canonbury Grove, Dulwich Hill, Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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