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Charles Daniel PATTEN

Regimental number2311
Date of birth12 November 1881
Place of birthQuorn, South Australia
SchoolQuorn Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressQuorn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Catherine Mary Patten, Quorn, South Australia
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 28 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 3 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialBaghand (North Gate) War Cemetery (Angora Memorial 129), Iraq
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Quorn Cemetery, South Australia. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parent: Charles and Catherine Mary PATTEN, 39 Angas Road, Lower Mitcham, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2818 Gunner George Frederick PATTEN, 24th Howitzer Brigade, killed in action, Ypres, Belgium, 28 August 1916; 6565 Pte Alfred Henry PATTEN, 11th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt. Taken prisoner of war, 9 August 1916; died in Turkey.
SourcesNAA: B2455, PATTEN Charles Daniel

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