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Lachlan George PATERSON

Regimental number1145
Place of birthNorth Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolFlinders State School, Geelong, Victoria
Address23 Gordon Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Paterson, 23 Gordon Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as Sergeant in Australian Field Artillery (Albert Park).
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentBSM
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: ART
Promotion date: 12 March 1916

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried in Military Cemetery Puchevillers.
FateDied of wounds 6 August 1916
Age at death24
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot L, Row C, Grave No. 57), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emily PATERSON. Native of Melbourne, Victoria

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