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Joseph James PURTELL

Regimental number13293
Place of birthAlbury New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMarine engineer
Address4 Perry Street, Roselle, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Shanahan, 11 West Avenue, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT Malwa on 21 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death7 June 1971

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