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Arthur Frederick PURNELL

Regimental number1478
Place of birthEmu Bay Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressVictoria Street, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Purnell, no address shown
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A27 Southern on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 September 1916
Date of death31 May 1957
Place of burialHeidelberg Cemetery

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