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Joseph William PATA

Regimental number1408
Place of birthMaiden Gully, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMaiden Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Peter Joseph Pata, Maiden Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of cerebro spinal meningitis in Cario, Egypt.
FateDied of disease 11 February 1916
Age at death19.8
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 310), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter Joseph and Elizabeth Ann PATA, Maiden Gully, Bendigo, Victoria

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