Alexander James Purssell

Name

Alexander James Purssell

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

27/09/1915

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
2995
London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)
1st (City of London) Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

GREEN HILL CEMETERY
II. A. 11.
Turkey (including Gallipoli)

UK Memorials

St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey

Pre War

Alexander James Purssell, born in Watford in 1894, was the youngest son of Emma Purssell, who was widowed in about 1897. Resident Watford, enlisted in Handel Street.

Wartime Service

He enlisted in London as Private 2995 with the London Regiment, 1st Battalion.

Additional Information

Also see ‘Additional Information’ provided with kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk.

Acknowledgments

Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild