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L/Cpl William James Paterson


Paterson, William James, Montreal, Quebec. Occupation: student. Military Service: Private, Lance Corporal, Reg. No. 410965, 1st University Co., PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “While there I saw Terry McGovern and a man named [W. J.] Patterson [Paterson] of the 1st McGills, taken prisoner 2nd June 1916,” 7:18 Dec ’18. According to Hodder-Williams, 289, L/Cpl. Paterson was wounded and a prisoner of war on 2 June 1916 and repatriated 7 December 1918.