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Victor Gordon PURVES

Regimental number2312
Place of birthWangaratta Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGlen Osmond Road, Glen Osmond, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Sophia Purves c/o Mrs. H.E.Ongley, Glen Osmond Road, Glen Osmond, South Australia
Enlistment date20 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 28 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Date of death26 July 1968
Age at death75
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery, Victoria

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