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Regimental number5079
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
SchoolSmith St Superior Public School, Balmain, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address20 Henson Street, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A Patterson, 20 Henson Street, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was wounded at Bullecourt.
FateKilled in Action 31 January 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*date of fate difficult to read
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row N, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander Bridget PATTERSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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