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Regimental number1725
Place of birthMonduran Station, Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
AddressDalby, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Joseph Paterson, Dalby, Queensland
Enlistment date2 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Fanny PATERSON, Matheson Street, Dalby, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2818 Lance Corporal William PATERSON, 9th Bn, killed in action, 20 September 1917.

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