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Sergeant George William Purdy

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  • 1869653 Sergeant
  • George William Purdy
  • 23 Bomb Disposal Company
  • Royal Engineers
Died on the 14th March 1941. Aged 29. Buried at Christ Church Military Cemetery, Portsdown. Row O. Grave 188. Note: Sgt Purdey was orphaned in 1921 age 9yrs. and one of three brothers. Son of John and Mary Purdy of South Moor Co. Durham John Purdy (nephew)

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  1. Pete

    >1942464 Sapper George Chapman​
    >6081763 Sapper James Glynn​
    >1944889 Sapper Albert George Hollingsworth​
    >1869653 Sergeant George William Purdy​
    > 218798 Corporal Walter James Wicken​
    These sappers were members of 23 Bomb Disposal Company, Royal Engineers based at nearby Fort Widley. They were killed while attempting to render safe an unexploded bomb in Southsea.


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