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Tobias Patrick PURCELL

Regimental number2012
Place of birthDeniliquin New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSaddler
AddressMrs Hughina Purcell (mother), High Street, Deniliquin, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Purcell, High Street, Deniliquin, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 27 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 January 1939
Age at death46
Place of burialJerilderie Cemetery, New South Wales

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