James PATTINSON

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PATTISON James. Private 545067, Labour Corps, formerly Pte 37959, 23rd Tyneside Scottish Battalion , Northumberland Fusiliers. died 17th November 1918 age 37. He was the son of Samuel and Fanny. He is at rest in St Peters extended churchyard, Alton, Staffordshire.

Some notes from what remains of his army record - He joined up on the25th March 1916 into the Northumberland Fusiliers and posted to the Depot at Ripon. He was living at Windy Bank, Denstone, Staffordshire and he was working in a local quarry. On the 19th July 1916 he was posted to France. Whilst in France he reported sick, twice to hospital in Armentieres, France in September 1916 and February 1917 suffering from trench fever. He was admitted into 102 Field Ambulance on the 18th February 1917 and his complaint was recorded as Myalgia (trench fever) the same day he was transferred to No 12 Casualty Clearing Station. On the 24th March 1917 he was transferred to a hospital in England on Hospital Ship recorded as Cambria Dover. On the 30th June 1917 he was discharged from hospital and sent the Regiments depot at Newcastle on Tyne, then on the 4th July 1917 sent to Northern Command Depot, Ripon. On the 26th March 1918 he was transferred to the Labour Corps until his transfer to Army Reserve Class P on the 5th November 1918.

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