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William Alfred PATTERSON

Regimental number1892
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTurner and fitter
Address85 Barkly Street, Brunswick West, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Thomas Patterson, 85 Barkly Street, Brunswick West, Victoria
Enlistment date24 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Date of death20 October 1971
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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