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Cecil Webb PURNELL

Regimental number11625
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShearer
Address16 Rockwall Crescent, Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E M Purnell, 59 Rue Ampers, Paris, France
Enlistment date8 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 2, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1919
Date of death29 April 1966
Place of burialMacquarie Park Cemetery

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