Bervin Ellis PURNELL

Regimental number1937
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
OccupationMaster cabinetmaker
AddressGeelong, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Violet Purnell, c/o Lt Sandford, 'Golbar', West Melbourne Road, Newtown, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date5 February 1917
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameMay 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919