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Edward Ernest * PURTON

Regimental number680
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraftsman
Address1 Gascoyne Street, Canterbury, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs C Purton, 1 Gascoyne Street, Canterbury, Victoria
Enlistment date25 August 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 2 Squadron, B Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/5/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 5 June 1918

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