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Rodolph Herman PURKIS

Regimental number12049
Place of birthPyrmont New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressMarrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Bull Purkis, 'Bristol', Constitution Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 9, Section A
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919

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