Albert Lionel PATERSON

PATERSON, Albert Lionel

Service Number: 2217
Enlisted: 1 June 1915, Enlisted at Keswick, SA
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kapunda, Light - South Australia, Australia, 24 March 1896
Home Town: Kapunda, Light, South Australia
Schooling: Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Printer
Died: Killed in Action, Mont St Quentin, France, 2 September 1918, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot 111, Row L, Grave 27
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kapunda District Honour Board, Kapunda Dutton Park Memorial Gardens WW1 Plaque, Kapunda and District Fallen Soldiers Monument
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World War 1 Service

1 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2217, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Keswick, SA
21 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, 2217, 27th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '15' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Star of England embarkation_ship_number: A15 public_note: ''
21 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, 2217, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of England, Adelaide
4 Aug 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 2217, 27th Infantry Battalion, Gunshot wound to the right wrist
4 Mar 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 27th Infantry Battalion
2 May 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 27th Infantry Battalion
2 Sep 1918: Involvement Sergeant, 2217, 27th Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 2217 awm_unit: 27 Battalion awm_rank: Sergeant awm_died_date: 1918-09-02

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Albert Charles Paterson and Eliza Louisa Hall (nee Roberts) Paterson of Kapunda, SA; brother of Percy William Frederick Paterson, Lillian May Paterson,  Ida Irene Paterson, Elise Beulah Paterson and Stella Kathleen Paterson.

22 May 1915 - parents wrote a letter of consent for Albert to serve overseas

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