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Eric Wyatt PATTON

Regimental number771
Place of birthNew Southgate, Middlesex, England
SchoolChrists College, Middlesex, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, A.W. Patton, Braemer, Athenaeum Road, Oatley Park, London, England
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death9 May 1915
Age at death20.6
Place of burialAt Sea
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
37
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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