Andrew John PURCELL

Male 1922 - 2004  (82 years)


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  • Name Andrew John PURCELL 
    Born 12 Jun 1922  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 13 Jun 1942 to 28 Mar 1946  [1
    World War 2 

    • Service Record
      Name: PURCELL, ANDREW JOHN
      Service: Royal Australian Air Force
      Service Number: 76484
      Date of Birth: 12 Jun 1922
      Place of Birth: BRISBANE, QLD
      Date of Enlistment: 13 Jul 1942
      Locality on Enlistment: AUCHENFLOWER
      Place of Enlistment: BRISBANE, QLD
      Next of Kin: KLIBBE, EDITH
      Date of Discharge: 28 Mar 1946
      Rank: Leading Aircraftman
      Posting at Discharge: 2 Radio Installation and Maintenance Unit
      WW2 Honours and Gallantry: None for display
      Prisoner of War: No
    Died 1 Nov 2004  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I8529  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2017 

    Father Andrew Joseph PURCELL,   b. 22 Jan 1897, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1938, Laidley, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Ida "Edith" Augusta BEHM,   b. 5 Jun 1895, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1959, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1922  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F884  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Caroline O'REILLY,   b. 19 Jan 1925, Nowra, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 2014, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Engaged 26 Sep 1950  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • PURCELL--O'REILLY.-- The engagement is announced of Mary Caroline, eldest Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. O'Reilly, 19 Wylie St., Graceville (late of "Hillview," Fernvale, to Andrew John, only Son of Mrs. F. G. Klibbe, Tarampa, and the late Mr. A. J. Purcell, Laidley.
    Married 9 Jun 1951  Graceville, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • PURCELL--O'REILLY. -- At 8.30 a.m. nuptial mass, 9th June, at Graceville Catholic Church, Mary Caroline, eldest Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. O'Reilly, Wylie Street, Graceville (late of Fernvale), to Andrew John, only Son of Mrs. F. G. Klibbe, Lowood, and the late Mr. A. J. Purcell, Laidley. [4]
    Children 
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     5. Living
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F5593  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jun 1922 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEngaged - 26 Sep 1950 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Jun 1951 - Graceville, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Nov 2004 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S72] WW2 Nominal Roll [database on-line], (http://www.ww2roll.gov.au), Royal Australian Air Force, Service Number 76484.

    2. [S160] The Ryerson Index [database on-line], (http://www.ryersonindex.org/), Death notice, Brisbane Courier Mail, 2 and 3 Nov 2004.

    3. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1950 'Family Notices.', The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954), 26 September, p. 14, viewed 24 November, 2011, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article50034375.

    4. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1951 'Family Notices.', The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954), 9 June, p. 12, viewed 22 August, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article50095101.