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Regimental number2867
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
Address14 Roeder Street, Ironbank, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Strahan, Longlen via Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceHe was a Lance Corporal in Bendigo Military Force.
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name22nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3867
Rank from Nominal RollActing Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularSgt A Strahan won the Military Medal for bravery in the field.
FateDied of wounds 20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Margaret STRAHAN; husband of Mrs. Ethel L. STRAHAN, 14 Roeder Street, Ironbark, Bendigo, Victoria
Family/military connectionsThree brothers served and returned, Chaplain Will Strahan, Pte Ted Strahan and Corporal Robert Strahan.

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