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Stanley Duncan PATERSON

Regimental number766
Place of birthParattah, Tasmania
SchoolGlenorchy State School, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Paterson, Elwick Junction, Glenorchy, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date12 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll255
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Engineers
FateKilled in Action 19 June 1915
Place of death or woundingQuinn's Post, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death17.5
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Special Memorial B. 9), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Colin and Mary Isabell PATERSON, Glenorchy, Tasmania. Native of Parattah, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother to Cpl Colin Campbell Paterson killed in action April 16 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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