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Herman Eric PATON

Regimental number6801
Place of birthLatrobe, Tasmania
SchoolLatrobe State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressClaremont, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr W U Paton, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date5 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 May 1918
Place of death or woundingNear Strazeele
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Urquhart and Helena Isabella PATON, 15 Gregory Street, Sandy Bay, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsPte George Turnbull and Pte Fred Turnbull killed.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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