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William PURVES

Regimental number2831
Place of birthArdrie Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressWarwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Christinie Purves, 145 Pittencrief, St. Dunfernline, Fifeshire, Scotland
Enlistment date26 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mongolia on 8 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919

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