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Henry PATTISON

Regimental number1405
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressEast Warburton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 7.5"
Weight166 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Pattison, East Warburton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 November 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 April 1915
Discharge date19 November 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4751 Pte Michael Clarence PATTISON, 23 Bn, returned to Australia, 5 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt

Admitted to No 2 General Hospital, 3 April 1915 (double hernia); discharged, 13 April 1915.Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 28 April 1915; arrived Melbourne, 24 May 1915; admitted to Langwarrin, 17 November 1915; diagnosis: syphilis; pre-existing condition; not due to military service; discharged, Melbourne (medically unfit: venereal), 19 November 1916; deemed inelgible for medals; subsequently awarded 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Meda.

Medal stamps marked 'returned 10.5.23'.

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