|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Glenlena, Springwood, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||34|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs R Paterson, Glenlena, Springwood, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years 4 months in NSW Lancers, South Africa.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||11th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/28/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||11th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Embarked Egypt to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 2 March 1915.
Admitted to hospital, Gallipoli, 20 June 1915 (rheumatism and gonorrhoea); transferred to hospital, Helipolis, 7 July 1915.
Commenced return to Australia, 31 August 1915 (reason: 'suffering from venereal disease'); disembarked Melbourne, 25 September 1915.
Transferred to Broadmeadows, 5 November 1915.
Listed as 'illegally absent'.Forfeited eligibility for war medals.
|Miscellaneous details||See 35200 Walter Paterson BRUCE for second period of service.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PATERSON Walter William|