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Colin Campbell PATERSON

Regimental number3802
Place of birthParattah, Tasmania
SchoolGlenorchy State School, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressElwick Junction, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Paterson, Elwick Junction, Tasmania
Previous military serviceDriver for 41st Battery AFA.
Enlistment date30 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 8 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 16 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialH.A.C. Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 30), Ecoust-St. Mein, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Colin and Mary Isabell PATERSON, Glenorchy, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother is Stanley W Paterson 3rd Field Co Engineers killed in action, Quinns Post Gallipoli.

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