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|Subject: Private 25B/1512 George Purnell 24th (2nd Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot 2nd Battalion Tue Mar 29, 2016 10:30 pm|| |
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Hull Daily Mail 22 October 1934
Served in ‘F’ Company. Reduced from Lance Corporal and confined for 14 days at Rorke’s Drift 29th January 1879 (Orders Book - Rorke’s Drift, Regimental Archive). Died at Pontypool, Monmouthshire 20th October 1934. Buried at Trevethin Churchyard, Pontypool. South Africa Medal with Clasp 1879. (Regimental property). His regimental service number was 25B/1512.
He was born in Devizes, Wiltshire and in 1901 he was living in Pontypool, Monmouthshire age 46. His occupation is stated as ‘Boiler Maker’.