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Richard William PURSER

Regimental number5862
Place of birthBathurst New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address49 Yule Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Christina Margaret Purser, 49 Yule Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 April 1918
Date of death11 August 1947
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery

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