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Stewart "Pat" Paterson


Paterson, Stewart “Pat”, enlisted at Ottawa, Ontario, originally from Earlston, Berwick, Scotland. Medals/Honours: Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM). Occupation: Accountant. Military Service: Private, Company Sergeant Major, Acting Regimental Sergeant Major, D.C.M., Reg. No. 1615, PPCLI. Attestation Papers. Diary References: “Sergt. Pat [Stewart Paterson] got D.S.M.,” 3:29 Jul ’16; “[John] Jones (Sgt.), [Edwin] Young, (SM) [S.] Patterson [Paterson] among wounded in our platoon,”3:8 Oct ’16. According to Hodder-Williams, 289, Sergeant Major Paterson was wounded on 8 October 1916, but recovered and was struck off strength on 1 July 1918.