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Regimental number3067
Place of birthPalmers Island, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHigh Street, McLean, Clarence River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, M Patterson, High Street, McLean, Clarence River, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row L, Grave 34), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Mary Ann PATTERSON, Grafton Street, Maclean, New South Wales. Native of Palmer's Island, New South Wales

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