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George Slade PURKISS

Regimental number3401
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
AddressWoolongabba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Charlotte Enora Purkiss, Denellan Estate Woolongabba, Queensland
Enlistment date31 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3401A
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 September 1919

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