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Walter Byron James PATTISON

Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
SchoolRockhampton Grammar School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaw clerk
AddressAlma Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Kate Pattison, Alma Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Previous military serviceCadet, Private and Officer, also private in Port Curtis Regiment, of which he afterwards held a commission as Lieutenant, and was Adjutant when he enlisted.
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name9th Battalion, G Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularThose under his command who survived always speak of him as a man and an officer, for whom they held the highest respect.
FateDied of wounds 10 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGaba Tepe, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 239), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Mary PATTISON, East Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Family/military connectionsOne other brother was with the 42nd AIF.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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