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Charles Oscar PATERSON

Regimental number6153
Place of birthForrest Lodge New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationOrchardist
AddressKenthurst via Parramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Paterson, Kenthurst via Parramatta, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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