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6985550   Fusilier Victor George Purvis
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 12/08/1923
Died: 03/06/1942 (Died on Active Sevice)
Age: 18
Summary      
Fusilier Victor Purvis was born on 12th August 1923. He was the fourth son of William and Annie Jane Purvis, and brother of Robert and Jean Purvis of Kingsbridge, Cookstown. Prior to enlistment he worked as an apprentice Plumber. He joined the Inniskillings in November 1941 at Omagh. Further training took place in England where Victor George Purvis died as a result of drowning near Cornwall while training on 3rd June 1942.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Cookstown New Cemetery
  Cookstown, Co Tyrone, 6
Grave Ref:
CWGC Casualty 2835104
Summary      
Cookstown New Cemetery is situated at the junction of Cemetery Road and Westland Road South, Cookstown. Cookstown New Cemetery is also known as Westland Rd Cemetery and Forthill Cemetery.
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Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph World War II Cookstown