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James Purtell



Medals Earned

  • Unknown

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Glabra Lutescens
  • Planted By: Miss M. Davies
  • Plaque: 3734

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James Thomas Joseph Purtell was born in Bendigo, was single and a Farmer when he enlisted in the General Service Reinforcements on 26 August 1918. However, on Nov. 11, 1918, fighting in World War I came to an end following the signing of an armistice between the Allies and Germany that called for a ceasefire effective at 11 a.m James was discharged before embarking overseas to Europe upon his own request on termination of war service and defective vision.
Tree No. 3734

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour