Date of birth
15 June 1895 Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 30 May 2016 - That was his birthday
Place of birth
Beaconsfield timaru Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 30 May 2016 - That's what he told us
Address before enlistment
Post war occupation
Farmer Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 30 May 2016 - Farmed at Cannington Cave South Canterbury from 1920
Next of kin on embarkation
J. Paterson (father), Otaio, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
Manuka then transfer to Morea at Sydney for Suez.
His name is listed as James Richard Paterson on the Nominal Roll, Archway and throughout his Personnel File.
His birth record in Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online lists his name as James Richards Patterson, family inform us that this is the correct spelling. AWMM
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|30 May 2016||Catherine||Timaru new zealand||Direct descendant||
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