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William David PURCELL

Regimental number2269
Place of birthDeniliquin New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWoodworker
AddressDeniliquin, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Purcell, Hugh Street, Deniliquin, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 August 1917
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameAugust 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919
Date of death17 June 1971
Place of burialKew Cemetery

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