William Henry Paterson

Male 1880 -


Personal Information    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name William Henry Paterson 
    Born Jan 1880  Emerald Hill, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 18 Apr 1917  Enoggara, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    William Henry Paterson Q19243 Enlisted in the Austrian Imperial Force on 28th April 1917 at Enoggara, Queensland, Australia and served at the Rifle Range ennoggara in the Machine Gun Reinforcements until he was discharged medically unfit on 24 July 1917.

    H was involved in an accident approximately 8 years earlier in Mackay Qland where he was working on the Wharfs, about 11 bags of sugar came out of ships sling and fell on his back causing fracture of clavical and splintering of sternum, neumoris of bone set in, and region had to be plated.
    The plate in front of his chest right side causes irritation when performing physical drill and he was not able to use his right arm for any prolonged period at sever exercise.

    The Army medical board found that Crescen shaped scar over sternum and R Clavicle, Deformity of inner end of R Clavicle, metal plate projecting 1/4 inch above Sternum and clavicle causing interference with all movements of head and right arm.

    The medical board declared it was an old injury to sternum and right clavicle and recommend he be discharged unfit for military service. 
    Military Service Record of William Henry Paterson
    Military Service Record of William Henry Paterson
    William Henry Paterson enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force at Enoggara, Queensland, Australia on 28th April 1917 and served until discharged Medically unfit for Military Service on 24 Jul 1917
    Occupation 28 Apr 1917  Fairfield Park, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Hairdresser 
    Occupation 30 Jun 1917  Mackay, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last employer prior to enlistment - Mr W Sherwood, "The Gorge", Finch Haddon, MacKay - Occupation - Farmer 
    Person ID I7485  Tucker Family Tree | The Descendants of Jonathon Griffiths
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2015 

    Father A. Paterson 
    Mother M.J. Kennett 
    Family ID F2335  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jan 1880 - Emerald Hill, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Last employer prior to enlistment - Mr W Sherwood, "The Gorge", Finch Haddon, MacKay - Occupation - Farmer - 30 Jun 1917 - Mackay, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Sources 
    1. [S64] World War I Military Service Record, Australian Government, (Australian National Archives) (Reliability: 3), 28 Apr 1917.
      Age 37 Years 3 Months

    2. [S64] World War I Military Service Record, Australian Government, (Australian National Archives), 1 - 21 (Reliability: 3), 28 Apr 1917.
      See attached military service record.

    3. [S64] World War I Military Service Record, Australian Government, (Australian National Archives), 1 (Reliability: 3), 28 Apr 1917.

    4. [S64] World War I Military Service Record, Australian Government, (Australian National Archives), 18 (Reliability: 3), 30 Jun 1917.
      See attached military service record page 18


Home Page |  What's New |  Most Wanted |  Surnames |  Photos |  Histories |  Documents |  Cemeteries |  Places |  Dates |  Reports |  Sources