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David Richard STRAHAN

Regimental number1308
Place of birthRingwood, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDriver
Address447 City Road, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Richard Strahan, 447 City Road, South Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 March 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1920
Discharge date28 April 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2735 Pte Clarence Edgar STRAHAN, 57th Bn, killed in action, 12 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Osterley', 24 January 1920; disembarked Melbourne, 5 March 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 28 April 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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