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William Christian Wales PATON

Date of birth5 July 1891
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
OccupationPianoforte manufacturer
Addressc/o Messrs A Paton & Sons, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs D Paton, c/o Messrs A Paton & Sons, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military service14th Field Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date23 June 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant (Honorary Lieutenant)
Unit nameAugust 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Engineers


Unit: 5th Division Engineers
Promotion date: 8 July 1917

FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919

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