John PURCELL

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PURCELL, John

Service Numbers: 589, V91061
Enlisted: 21 December 1940
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Australian Employment Company
Born: Box Hill, Victoria, Australia, 27 May 1896
Home Town: St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Accidental (Ground Accident), Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia, 21 January 1945, aged 48 years
Cemetery: Cootamundra War Cemetery
Plot B Row D Grave 5
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

11 May 1917: Involvement Private, SN 589, 10th Machine Gun Company
11 May 1917: Embarked Private, SN 589, 10th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne

World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, SN V91061
21 Dec 1940: Enlisted Sergeant, SN V91061, Australian Employment Company

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