George Gardner PURDIE

PURDIE, George Gardner

Service Numbers: B2455, S72088, 1973
Enlisted: 18 May 1942
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: Bute, South Australia, 10 September 1896
Home Town: Bute, Barunga West, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: 13 February 1974, aged 77 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Memorials: Bute District Council WW1 Roll of Honor, Laura RSL Members WW1 Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

16 May 1917: Wounded B2455, Gun shot wound to knee in field in France Amputated middle of right thigh at Southern General Hospital Received Victory Medal British War Medal 1914/15 Star

World War 2 Service

18 May 1942: Involvement Private, S72088, 6th (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
18 May 1942: Involvement Private, 1973
18 May 1942: Enlisted
18 May 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, S72088
6 Oct 1942: Discharged

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