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Regimental number1667
Place of birthKyneton, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
AddressWanalta, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alexandrina Strawhorn, Edgecombe, Victoria
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row A, Grave No. 12), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Alexandria STRAWHORN, Edgcombe, Victoria. Native of Kyneton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin No. 2368 John McLean 37th Battalion killed in action 12 October 1917. Another cousin Lewis Strawhorn No. 5686 22nd Battalion awarded Military Medal.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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