Alexander Sheves PATERSON

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PATERSON, Alexander Sheves

Service Number: 6589
Enlisted: 1 August 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Longhaven, Scotland, 18 March 1898
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Yardman
Died: Killed in Action, Polygon Wood, Belgium, 7 October 1917, aged 19 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ithaca War Memorial, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

1 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, SN 6589, Brisbane, Queensland
21 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6589, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6589, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boonah, Brisbane
7 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6589, 9th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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