Francis Milton PATERSON

Francis Milton Paterson Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Brisbane
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Station Overseer
Enlisted
1-October-1914
Place
Toowoomba
Age
22
Status
Single
Service No
775
Rank
Private
Unit
15th Battalion, E Company
Embarked
22-December-1914
Place
Melbourne
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
14-May-1915
Place
Quinn's Post, Gallipoli
Cemetery or Memorial
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli
Notes

 Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.

 

Francis Paterson landed at Gallipoli on 25 April. He was killed three weeks later in the defence of Quinn's Post. His body was never recovered. He is one of 404 soldiers from the 15th Battalion whose names are honoured on the Lone Pine Memorial.