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William Leonard PATERSON

Regimental number3107
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
SchoolDistrict School, Dubbo, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBank clerk
AddressBalarra Edith Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, E Paterson, Lands Office, Tamworth, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 6 September 1915
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was killed aiding a wounded comrade. Won a medal for boxing a few days before his death. He enlisted before 18 years of age.
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 17), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward Favenc and Mary Jane PATERSON, Carthage Street, Tamworth, New South Wales

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