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Army Number: NX47011Image not available
Surname: PURSE
First Names: Frederick William
Known as: Fred
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Fanny WARREN
Date of Birth: 30/8/1915
Place of Birth: Lismore, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 19/7/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Rosebank, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Newcastle, NSW
Date taken on strength: 12/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 4th Infantry Training Battalion, Tamworth, NSW (6th Infantry Training Brigade)
Company: C
Platoon: 15
Section: 7
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties:
Train to Thailand (if applicable) :
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 16/1/1942
Cemetery: Singapore Memorial
Plot/Row/Grave: Column 132
Memorial: Mullumbimby, NSW
Information: Admitted to Hospital, Bathurst (Mumps) on 5/7/1941; discharged to Unit on 16/7/1941; killed in action KiA Fort Rose on 16/1/1942
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