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Jack Purchas (b. 1913, d. 1998)Jack Purchas (son of Jack Purchas and Florence Day) was born 1913, and died 1998.He married Teddie.
Notes for Jack Purchas:
Jack Purchas jnr was mums cousin, same age and they played together.
He was in the Navy during the 2nd World war on an armed merchant ship in a convoy torpedoed by a sub and swimming for his life when picked up by a Spainish fishing vessel. Within an hour this too was sunk by the Germans and he was in the sea again. Somehow he ended up in Spain and managed to get home.
Children of Jack Purchas and Teddie are:
- Valerie Purchas, b. 1944.