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Claude STRIKE

Regimental number1877
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
Other NamesClaud
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Charles Strike, Dalrymple Road, Charters Towers, Queensland
Enlistment date1 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 353 Corporal William Percy STRIKE, 353, 11th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919; 484 Pte Leslie STRIKE, 484, 5th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 21 March 1919; 2165 Corporal Edmond STRIKE, 41st Bn, returned to Australia, 15 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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