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John Burden STRADLING

Regimental number1939
Place of birthKoorong Vale, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Height5'10.75"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinMrs N R K Stradling, 240 Rundle Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Minnie STRADLING. Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date30 June 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HS "Kanowna', 30 October 1915; disembarked 20 November 1915; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 30 June 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 July 1938
Age at death48
Place of burialNorth Road Church of England Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, STRADLING John Burden

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