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Alexander PATERSON

Regimental number616
Place of birthYarraville Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address12 Fehon Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Edward Paterson, 12 Fehon Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Signal Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Corps Orders (Altered from Military Medal)


Recommendation date: "3 September 1918

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Recommendation date: 6 October 1918"

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Medals

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 639 Pte George PATERSON, 39th Bn, killed in action, 9 January 1917.

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