James Whyte Paterson

ID# 3740, (11 Jun 1891 - 20 Jun 1954)

James Whyte Paterson was born on 11 Jun 1891 at Shore Street, Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire, Scotland ,

James- Whyte Paterson
At 3:00PM
Parents: Robert Paterson, Farm Servant & Marjory Paterson previously Innes MS Whyte
Married: 10th December 1888 Pitsligo
Robert Paterson, Father, Peathill Ptisligo was the informant.1,2

He was the son of Robert Paterson and Marjory Whyte.

James appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of Robert Paterson at 13 Clark Street, Kinning Park, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
PATERSON, Robert, Head, Mar, 37, Dock Labourer, Worker, Macduff, Banffshire
PATERSON, Majory, Wife, Mar, 39, New Aberdour, Aberdeenshire
INNES, Robert Whyte, Stepson, S, 19, Baker, Worker, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
INNES, George Riddle, Stepson, S, 16, Biscuit Factory Worker, Worker, Franserburgh, Aberdeenshire
PATERSON, Jane Birnie, Dau, S, 11, Scholar, Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire
PATERSON, James Whyte, Son, S, 9, Scholar, Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire
PATERSON, Helen Ann, Dau, S, 4, Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire
WHYTE, Joseph Sutherland, Boarder, S, 18, Baker, Worker, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire.3

James witnessed the marriage of William Garrow and Jane Birnie Paterson on 3 Mar 1911 Masonic Hall, Rutland Crescent, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland .2,4

James appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of Robert Paterson at 201 Paisley Road West, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
PATERSON Robert, Head, 51, Mar, General Labourer, Corporations, Worker, Macduff Banff
PATERSON Mary, (may be Marj), Wife, 51, Mar, (not stated info), New Aberdour Aberdeen
PATERSON James, Son, 20, Single, Spirit Salesman, Worker, Rosehearty Aberdeen
PATERSON Nellie, Dau, 14, Single, Rosehearty Aberdeen
INNES George, Stepson, 26, Single, Biscuits Fireman, Worker, Fraserburgh Aberdeen

(This is in the same building next door to Susannah Crawford who later married Marjory's son John Innes.)5

James Whyte Paterson immigrated on 23 Jun 1911 from London via the "Omrah" to Fremantle Australia

"Omrah" left London 23 June 1911 for Fremantle Western Australia.
Third Class, Single Men
860: Paterson, James W, Clerk
861: Whyte, John, Bricklayer.6

James began Military Service on 17 Feb 1915 Gallipoli

AIF - "C" Coy, 18th Batt, 5th Brigade
A 9886 - No 961
James Whyte Paterson, joined 13th Feb 1915.
Born: Pitsligo, Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Aged 25, Miner, no previous military service
NOK: Mother: Mrs Marj Paterson, 201 Paisley Road, West Glasgow Scotland

Age 25yrs 8mths
5ft 6 1/2 in
150 lbs
chest 33/ 36
complexion: Fair; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Brown
Religion: Presby
dististive marks: Vae; tattoo - forearm

22.8.1915 - Wounded - Gallipolli Peninsula
30.8.1915 - GSW to Head
30.8.1915 - Admitted to hospital 1AGH
2.9.1915 - 1AGH rep "Dangerously ill"
7.9.1915 - Struck off Danger list
31.10.1915 - Return to Australia
24.3.1916 - Discharged

Medals: Victory; Star; and British War Medal
Pension: 30/s pf. from 16.7.1916.7

James Whyte Paterson was on the 1916 Electoral Roll Swan, Western Australia, Australia,

Paterson, James Whyte, Dwellingup, labourer, Male.8

James Whyte Paterson was on the 1930 Electoral Roll Gosford, New South Wales, Australia,

Paterson, James Whyte, Matcham, farmer, Male
Paterson, Elizabeth, Matcham, home duties, Female.9

James Whyte Paterson was on the 1936 Electoral Roll Gosford, New South Wales,

Paterson, James Whyte, Matcham, farmer, Male
Paterson, Elizabeth, Matcham, home duties, Female.9

James died on 20 Jun 1954 at Campsie, New South Wales, Australia, at age 63 years and 9 days

Paterson, James Whyte
Father: Robert
Mother: Violet Marjory.10

Child of James Whyte Paterson

FatherRobert Paterson (c 1864 - )
MotherMarjory Whyte (13 Apr 1860 - 10 Mar 1916)


  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Pitsligo Aberdeen, 233/00 0037. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Kinning Park, Govan, Lanarkshire, 1901 644/14 023/0L 004. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Pollokshields, Glasgow, 644/18 0056.
  5. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Plantation Govan Glasgow City Lanark, 646/01 036/00 002. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  6. [S61] Passenger Lists, Shipping Records ), Findmypast.co.uk - Outward passengers. Hereinafter cited as Shipping Records.
  7. [S122] Records Housed at National Archives Australia, Archives Australia, Defence Service Records WW1; National Archives Australia. Hereinafter cited as National Archives Australia.
  8. [S121] Elections, Electoral Roll Australia (www.ancestry.com.au: ancestry.com.au, 1903 - 1980), Divison of Swan, Forrest, WA. Hereinafter cited as Electoral Roll Australia.
  9. [S121] Electoral Roll Australia, Subdivision of Gosford, NSW.
  10. [S120] NSW BDM Indexes on Internet, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, 8998/ 1954
    Date of Death from Military records. Hereinafter cited as NSW BDM Indexes on Internet.