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Walter James PURNELL

Regimental number519
Place of birthPerth Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLeonard Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Alfred Purnell, Leonard Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Previous military service89th Infantry
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1918

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