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Walter Henry PURTON

Regimental number5603
Place of birthWestbury Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressUlverstone, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Purton, Ulverston, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameTunnelling Companies, October 1916, Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918

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