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Richard Bryant PURDEY

Regimental number1407
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBioscope operator
AddressKent Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, T Purdey, Kent Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date2 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 July 1915
Date of death8 June 1961
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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