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Charles PATTEN

Regimental number1377
Place of birthNoarlunga, South Australia
SchoolGrote Street Model School, Adelaide, South Australia
AddressNoarlunga, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinT Patten, Noarlunga, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 18 months in Willunga Volunteer Company under Captains Noye and Lipson in the 1890s.
Enlistment date14 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 December 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of disease 22 November 1915
Place of death or woundingAlexandria, Egypt
Age at death46
Age at death from cemetery records46
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 154), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary Ann PATTEN
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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