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Richard Thomas Henry STRIPLING

Regimental number15194
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolGeelong State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGeelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 10"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, G Stripling, Skene Street, Newtown, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date23 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Australian General Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/101/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 19 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 30 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Surname listed on Nominal Roll as STRINGFELLOW; date of death incorrectly listed as 18 October 1918.
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialThe Basra Memorial, Iraq
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
184
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Samuel and Isabella Mary Ann STRIPLING, Skene Street, Newtown, Geelong, Victoria
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, STRIPLING Richard Thomas Henry

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