Walter Lorne PATTISON MM


PATTISON, Walter Lorne

Service Number: 4267
Enlisted: 27 September 1915, Holsworthy, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Newcastle, New South Wales, May 1889
Home Town: Millers Point, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Fort Street Model School
Occupation: Coal lumper
Died: Killed In Action, France, 4 May 1918
Cemetery: Le Peuplier Military Cemetery
Le Peuplier Military Cemetery, Caestre, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

27 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4267, Holsworthy, New South Wales
30 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4267, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
30 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4267, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Sydney
14 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 2nd Infantry Battalion
7 Nov 1917: Honoured Military Medal, 2nd Passchendaele
4 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4267, 2nd Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...4267 Private Walter Lorne Pattison, 2nd Battalion, of Dawes Point, NSW. A coal lumper prior to enlisting in Millers Point, NSW, on 20 September 1915, Pte Pattison embarked from Sydney, NSW, aboard HMAT Aeneas on 30 December 1915. He was awarded the Military Medal for his actions at Zonnebeke, Belgium, on the 7th November 1917 and was killed in action on 4 May 1918, aged 29." - SOURCE (