The Roll of Honour
Full Name:   Philip Henry PURSEY
Nationality:  Canadian  
Rank:  Private
Service:  Canadian Pioneers
Unit:  2nd Battalion
Age at Death:  40
Date of Death:  15 Aug 1917
Service Number:  445152
Reference:  I. H. 12.


Philip was born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1878 and married Lucy Heyman in Folkestone in April 1898.  The couple emigrated to Canada in 1901 and had a total of five children.


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