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Thomas John STRINGER

Regimental number3492
Place of birthBrixton, London, England
SchoolBoard School, England
Age on arrival in Australia35
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLather
Address7 St Georges Road, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMiss Florence Mabel Stringer, 7 St George's Road, Malvern, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Field Artillery, British Army.
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was on the Rock of Gibralter when the 1st 100 ton gun was fired. He was picked out in Egypt for his cleanly and soldierly appearance by an Australian General.
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death42
Place of burialPont D'Achelles Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. II), Nieppe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas John and Annie STRINGER; husband of Florence M. STRINGER, 150 Grant Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Native of London, England

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