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William Charles Hector PATE

Regimental number2273
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolSouth Melbourne State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address13 Charles Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie Julia Pate, 13 Charles Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date15 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death36.11
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and the late Sarah PATE; husband of Elsie J. PATE, "Gracedale", 13 Charles Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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