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Alan Arthur PATCHETT

Regimental number6572
Place of birthCalrton, Victoria
SchoolGold Street State School, Clifton Hill, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoot trade
Address97 Rokeby Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Patchett, 97 Rokeby Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Commonwealth Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 January 1917
Place of death or woundingBull Trench, Flers, France
Age at death19.2
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6571 Pte George Charlie William PATCHETT, aaoc 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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