The AIF Project

George William PURVIS

Regimental number1516
Place of birthEast Brunswick Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFruit merchant
Address16 Taylor Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, G. W. Purvis, 16 Taylor Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 29 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Date of death21 October 1931
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

Print format