Lieutenant Eric Ewen Paterson

Service number 898, Q24601
Ranks Held Corporal, Lieutenant
Birth Date 22 September 1894
Birth Place Australia: Queensland, Theebine
Death Date 29 October 1961
Final Rank Lieutenant
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Place Theebine
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1919-10-04
Published in London Gazette in 1919-03-08
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-06-17
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1920-01-29

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Timeline

Date of birth 22 September 1894
Date of embarkation 05 June 1916
Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs) 01 November 1917
WW1 Service 2 01 November 1917 2lieutenant
WW1 Service 3 07 May 1918 lieutenant 44th bn
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-10
Interwar Service 1 01 October 1920 lieutenant Reserve of Officers
Interwar Service 2 16 February 1922 47th battalion
Interwar Service 3 20 February 1925 Reserve of Officers
Interwar Service 6 21 October 1925 9th Light Horse Regiment
Interwar Service 4 11 December 1925 47th battalion
Interwar Service 5 13 January 1927 42nd battalion
Interwar Service 7 21 May 1929 captain 42nd battalion
Interwar Service 8 12 April 1935 major 42nd battalion
Interwar Service 9 12 August 1935 47th battalion
Interwar Service 10 01 November 1936 commanding officer 47th battalion
Appointment 1936-11-01 - 1942-08-23 Battalion: 47th; Rank on appointment: major; Appointed from: major 47th battalion ; Reason for end of appointment: age
Interwar Service 11 10 November 1938 lieutenant colonel
Career summary 2 21 November 1941 course MT School 20
Career summary 3 1942-03-27 - 1942-04-07 attached 29th Bri
Career summary 4 29 April 1942 course Army Gas School, senior officers #7 9
Career summary 5 23 August 1942 relinquished command 47th battalion
Career summary 6 05 October 1942 Reserve of Officers
Date of death 29 October 1961
Career summary 1 commanding officer 47th battalion
Career summary 7 *** NO ACTIVE SERVICE ***
WW1 Service 1 Service with 42nd & 44th battalion