70th (Young Soldiers) Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
03/06/1942 (Died by accident)
Victor George Purvis was the son of William and Annie Jane Purvis of Cookstown. He was born on 12th August 1923. Prior to enlistment he worked as an apprentice plumber. Victor Purvis joined the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and served with the 70th (Young Soldiers) Battalion. Whilst in England, on 3rd June 1942, Fusilier Victor George Purvis died as a result of drowning near Cornwall while training.