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Geoffrey Lewis STRACHAN

Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinJames F Strachan, 15 Fulton Street, East St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Family/military connectionsBrother: [6572] Lt James Ford STRACHAN, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 29 May 1919.
Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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