Ernest Francis Purcell, RN

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Ernest Francis Purcell, RN

Birthplace: Plymouth, Devon, England (United Kingdom)
Death: November 01, 1914 (21-30)
Battle of Coronel, off the coast of Chile (Killed in Action WW1)
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Charles Purcell and Mary Jane Langdon
Brother of Reginald Hartlepool Purcell

Occupation: 1901 - 13; 1911 - 23, Royal Navy; 1914 - Leading Stoker, RN
Birth Registration: PURCELL, ERNEST FRANCIS; (Mother - LANGDON) GRO Reference: 1888 J Quarter in PLYMOUTH Volume 05B Page 274
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About Ernest Francis Purcell, RN


Service Number: K/5179 Regiment & Unit/Ship Royal Navy - H.M.S. "Monmouth." Date of Death Died 01 November 1914 Age 26 years old

Buried or commemorated at PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL


Additional Info

Son of Edward and Mary Jane Purcell, of 97, South Milton St., Cattedown Rd., Plymouth.

Lives of the First World War

  • Born - Saint Peters Plymouth, Devon 11TH MARCH 1891
  • SERVICE Royal Navy - Leading Stoker
  • K5179
  • HMS Monmouth
    • 31ST OCTOBER 1914
  • DEATH Killed in Action Battle of Coronel, off the coast of Chile
    • 1ST NOVEMBER 1914
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Ernest Francis Purcell, RN's Timeline

Plymouth, Devon, England (United Kingdom)
November 1, 1914
Age 26
Battle of Coronel, off the coast of Chile