PATERSON, William Fergus
(Service number 3/4277)

First Rank Captain Last Rank Captain


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Surgeon
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs C.H. Paterson (wife), Geraldine, New Zealand
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Hospital Ship No 2 Marama (Fourth Charter) New Zealand Medical Corps
Date 1 June 1918
Transport Hospital Ship No 2 Marama
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Sea
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Medical Corps

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 14 November 1918 Age 41
Place of Death England
Cause Died of disease
Memorial or Cemetery Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England
Memorial Reference II. E. 1.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Geraldine Church Memorial; Geraldine War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of William Aird Paterson and Martha Grange Paterson, of Dunedin; husband of Carrie H. Paterson, of Wilson St., Geraldine, South Canterbury, New Zealand. M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. Eng.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [28 Dec 2013]; Military Record - Archives New Zealand, Wellington Office Item ID R20799413; Military Record - Archives New Zealand, Wellington Office Item ID R7880640; Probate held at Archives New Zealand, Christchurch Office Item ID R21845313

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