JULIUS PATCHING

PATCHING, JULIUS

Service Numbers: 373, V379202
Enlisted: 25 July 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Volunteer Defence Corps (VIC)
Born: Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia , 1 February 1896
Home Town: Queenscliff, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Motor Driver
Died: Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia, 14 April 1980, aged 84 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Geelong Eastern Cemetery, Victoria
Rose Garden 36, Row 10, Grave 1
Memorials: Point Lonsdale Cenotaph, Point Lonsdale State School No3322 Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

25 Jul 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 373, 10th Machine Gun Company, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
20 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 373, 10th Machine Gun Company
20 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 373, 10th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Port Lincoln, Melbourne
13 Feb 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 4th Machine Gun Company, From 10th Machine Gun Company
20 May 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Driver, 4th Machine Gun Company, England
26 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 373, 4th Machine Gun Company, Third Ypres
25 Nov 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 4th Machine Gun Company
1 Apr 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 4th Machine Gun Battalion, France
5 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 373, 4th Machine Gun Battalion, Dernancourt/Ancre
8 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 373, 4th Machine Gun Battalion, The Battle of Amiens
6 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 373, 4th Machine Gun Battalion, RTA 1 August 1919 and discharged (TPE).
6 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 373, 4th Machine Gun Company, Discharged at the 3rd Military District

World War 2 Service

15 Mar 1942: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN V379202
15 Mar 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN V379202
18 Oct 1945: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN V379202, Volunteer Defence Corps (VIC)

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Alex Saunders Patching and Jeanette Patching nee Tobias of Queenscliffe, Victoria

Commenced return to Australia on 1 August 1919 aboard HT Argyllshire disembarking on the 22 September 1919

During 1923 Julius married Harriet Florence Ward in Victoria

Previously served in the cadets and was still serving in the Citizen Military Forces

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal