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William Henry STRIDE

Regimental number1722
Place of birthDrayton, Queensland
SchoolDrayton State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Mr William Stride, Drayton Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 November 1916
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. 6), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Lucy Ann STRIDE, Toowoomba, Queensland. Native of Drayton, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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