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Sydney John PATTEN

Regimental number2403
Date of birth2 February 1896
Place of birthCessnock, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinBrother, Henry John Patten, 27 Redcow Village, St David's, Exeter, Devon, England
Enlistment date7 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Also served in World War II: enlisted, 18 February 1941; discharged, 1 November 1945, as N106126 Lance Corporal, 18 Works Company.
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name entered on Embarkation Roll as Joseph.

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