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Gabriel STRAIN

Regimental number3545
Place of birthTerrors Creek Queensland
Other NamesGabriel
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm hand
AddressUpper North Pine, Pelrie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Ann Strain, Terror's Creek, Upper North Pine, formerly Lacy's Creek, Pelrie, Queensland
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3545A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3536A Pte Thomas Alexander STRAIN, 31st Bn, returned to Australia, 15 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName recorded incorrectly on embarkation Roll as Gabrill STRAIN.

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