Studio portrait of Lieutenant (Lt) Penistan James Patterson, 12th Battalion. A professional soldier from Ballarat, Vic, Lt Patterson embarked with C Company from Hobart on HMAT Geelong on 20 ...

Accession Number H15819
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of Lieutenant (Lt) Penistan James Patterson, 12th Battalion. A professional soldier from Ballarat, Vic, Lt Patterson embarked with C Company from Hobart on HMAT Geelong on 20 ...
Object types Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1914 - 1915
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of Lieutenant (Lt) Penistan James Patterson, 12th Battalion. A professional soldier from Ballarat, Vic, Lt Patterson embarked with C Company from Hobart on HMAT Geelong on 20 October 1914. On 25 April 1915 he took part in the landing at Gallipoli and was mentioned in despatches. Later that day he was killed in action and is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial, Turkey.

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