PATERSON, James Richards
(Service number 17438)
|Aliases||James Richard PATERSON used in military records|
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank|
|Date||15 June 1895||Place of Birth||Beaconsfield|
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|Next of Kin||J. PATERSON (father), Otaio, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||18th Reinforcements, New Zealand Mounted Forces|
|Date||5 October 1916|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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James Richards was the son of John and Eliza Grace (née Richards) Paterson, and a brother of Henry Richards Paterson. he was educated variously at Pareora West, Otaio and Esk Valley schools.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [01 October 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs);School Admission records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [03 October 2017]
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