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William George PATTERSON

Place of birthDaylesford, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressVictoria Barracks, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation52
Next of kinWife, Mrs W G Patterson, Victoria Barracks, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceA and I Staff; Served in the Administrative and Instructional Staff (Aust. Permanent Forces).
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLT COL (D.A.A. and Q.M.G.)
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Rank from Nominal RollLT COL (D.A.A. and Q.M.G.)
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularThe original D.A.A. and Q.M.G. of the 1st Australian Division, subsequently appointed A.A. and Q.M.G.
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1915
Place of death or woundingDied of illness in Australia (after discharge from AIF)
Age at death53
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
2
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Mrs H. PATTERSON. Native of Daylesford, Victoria

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