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John Stanley PURSE

Regimental number15336
Place of birthNeutral Bay New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressMosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Purse, 16 Lang Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Previous military service18th infantry
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameSeptember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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