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John Joseph PURCELL

Regimental number3146
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTram employee
AddressCongie Gipps Street, Concord, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Purcell, Congie Gipps Street, Concord, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Artillery
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917

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