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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Purkiss, William Wesley (5396)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 26 years 6 months

Enlistment Details: Thursday, 16 March 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 5396            view online service record

19 Bradley Street
North Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Mary Purkiss (wife)
19 Bradley Street
North Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Friday, 28 July 1916
Ship: HMAT Themistocles A32
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion – 14th Reinforcements

RTA: Monday, 8 September 1919
Discharged: Thursday, 11 December 1919

Bradley Street, North Melbourne was a small cul-du-sac close to Boundary Road and Alfred & Sutton Streets.

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