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Frank McKinnon PATON

Regimental number224429
Place of birthWelaregang New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrazier
AddressCooma, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, T Paton, Welaregang, Upper Murray, via Albury, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 3, Section 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/91/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Artillery
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: ART Div 3
Promotion date: 14 March 1918

Lieutenant


Unit: ART Div 3
Promotion date: 14 June 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 24 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 24430 Gunner Norman Campbell PATON, returned to Australia, 5 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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