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Robert Anthony PATTEN

Date of birth20 June 1889
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationVeterinary Surgeon
AddressComobella, Wellington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, R Patten, Comobella, Wellington, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Veterinary Officer)
Unit name23rd Battalion, Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Corps
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Major


Unit: AVC
Promotion date: 23 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5882 Pte Leslie Thorning PATTEN, 20th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 September 1917.

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