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Regimental number60748
Place of birthWerribee Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNeerim Junction, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, T Purdue, Neerim Junction, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date6 May 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 May 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 23 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDischarged 10 June 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Enlisted as 133007 Private J Purdue in 45th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, for service with the North Russian Relief Force.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 121 Thomas George PURDUE DCM

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