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George PATERSON

Regimental number639
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWinch driver
AddressYarraville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Edward Paterson, 12 Fehon Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Enlistment date26 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 January 1917
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 35), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Family/military connectionsBrother: 616 Lance Corporal Alexander PATERSON, 5th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 8 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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