Private William Purvis

Durham Light Infantry

Died: Monday 2 October 1916

Connected records

Record:
PURVIS, WILLIAM
Additional information:
Cemetery:
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Pier and Face 14 A and 15 C.
Country:
France

Possible matches

The following sources have potential matches based on the name and other information associated with this record. They may or may not be connected to this person but are provided for your further research

Name recorded:
Purvis, William
Memorial:
Blaydon And District (WMR 2061)
Location:
Blaydon-on-Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Purvis, William
Memorial:
St Cuthberts Church - Tablet WW1 And WW2 (WMR 42057)
Location:
Blaydon, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Purvis, William
Memorial:
Fraserburgh (WMR 5844)
Location:
Fraserburgh, Grampian
Name recorded:
Purvis, William
Memorial:
Horncliffe And District Cross (WMR 33471)
Location:
Horncliffe, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Purvis, William
Memorial:
Cowpen and Crofton Collieries - WW1 (WMR 33573)
Location:
Blyth, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Purvis, W
Memorial:
Togston Terrace Social Club (WMR 50796)
Location:
North Broomhill, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Purvis, W
Memorial:
Bootle (WMR 1286)
Location:
Bootle, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Purvis, W
Memorial:
Blyth Zion United Methodist Church- WW1 Plaque (LOST) (WMR 83269)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Purvis, W
Memorial:
Rathen (WMR 8623)
Location:
Rathen, Grampian
Name recorded:
Purvis, W
Memorial:
Blyth Zion United Methodist Church - WW1 Font (LOST) (WMR 33696)
Location:
,

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Name:
Second Lieutenant W B Purvis
Context:
other
Date:
30 Sep 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 91 Infantry Brigade: 21 Battalion Manchester Regiment. (page 133)
Name:
Lieutenant Purvis
Context:
other
Date:
30 Sep 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 91 Infantry Brigade: 21 Battalion Manchester Regiment. (page 106)
Name:
Purvis
Context:
other
Date:
30 Sep 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 91 Infantry Brigade: 21 Battalion Manchester Regiment. (page 118)