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Walter Lyle PATISON

Regimental number4448
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Bolton Cottage', Brookvale via Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.6
Height5' 4.5"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Patison, Brookvale via Manly, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year 10 months in 39th Field Company Army Engineers, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date20 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNo 3 Australian General Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/67/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 15 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date25 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nevasa', 5 March 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 25 June 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Lyall.
Date of death30 December 1984
SourcesNAA: B2455, PATISON Walter Lyle

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