Leonard PATERSON

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PATERSON, Leonard

Service Number: 22213
Enlisted: 17 August 1915
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 23rd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade
Born: Quorn, South Australia, 30 March 1894
Home Town: Saltia, South Australia
Schooling: Port Augusta Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Locomotive engine cleaner
Died: Died Of Wounds, Killed In Action, To Be Determined, Belgium, 25 September 1917, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium, Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Lijssenthoek, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Peterborough 'LOCO' S.A.R. Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Driver, SN 22213
20 May 1916: Involvement Driver, SN 22213, 23rd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade
20 May 1916: Embarked Driver, SN 22213, 23rd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade, HMAT Medic, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Son of Ruth Harrison and John Paterson