William George Purcell was born in Marbury, Cheshire in 1885 (baptised 2nd August 1885), the third son of Thomas and the late Hannah Purcell of Hollin lane, Marbury, Cheshire.
Regiment : 52nd Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly Royal Welsh Fusiliers (66307)
Rank : Private
Service Number : 97937
Died; France 22 June 1918 Aged 33