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George Joseph PATERSON

Regimental number4262
Place of birthWalby, Queensland
Place of birthDalby, Queensland
SchoolSt Columbus (Catholic) School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDrapers assistant
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W Paterson, Dalby, Queensland
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
57
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie PATERSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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