Joseph Edward Purvis


1900 Jul/Sep Born Belford, Morpeth, Northumberland son of William Purvis and Frances Fenwick

1901 census living at Broomhill South, East Chevington

1911 census living with parents at South Broomhill, Acklington, Northumberland

He does not appear to have been commissioned

1920 joined RIC but I cannot find him in ADRIC

1923 Jun 10 Died in Palestine. (P.G.) 639 Killed on Duty shot in bandit ambush Hosp., Nazareth - grave not found Ex-ADRIC

2012 photograph by Michael Gottschalk as part of the project to restore headstones for PPOCA

Palestine Police