|Unit||2 Anti-Aircraft and Fortress Company|
|Conflict/Operation||Second World War, 1939-1945|
|Conflict Eligibility Date||Second World War, 1939-1947|
|Date of Death||16 August 1945|
|Place of Death||New South Wales, Australia|
|Cause of Death||Illness|
|Source||AWM147 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, 2nd AIF (Australian Imperial Force) and CMF (Citizen Military Force)|
Roll of Honour Leopold Patrick Purtell
Location on the Roll of Honour
Leopold Patrick Purtell's name is located at panel 22; Supplementary panel 3 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).
Personal Service Records
For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .
The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.
Roll of Honour name projection
Leopold Patrick Purtell's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:
- Mon 17 December 2018 at 10:01pm
- Sat 09 March 2019 at 10:17pm
- Thu 06 June 2019 at 5:19am
- Tue 13 August 2019 at 9:02pm
These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.