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Regimental number4527
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
SchoolWellington Road, North Norwood Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCharles Street, Kensington, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Stratton, Charles Street, Kensington, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 April 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Emma STRATTON, Charles Street, Kensington, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4528 Pte Leslie STRATTON 27th Bn, killed in action, 8 October 1917. Brother Leslie killed in action 8th October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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