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Alexander PATERSON

Regimental number4187
Place of birthBlackstone Queensland
ReligionCongregational
OccupationMiner
AddressBlackstone via Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Alexander Paterson, Blackstone via Ipswich, Queensland
Enlistment date17 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4188 Pte William PATERSON, 26th Bn, killed in action, 5 November 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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