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Gilbert Kirkwood STRONG

Regimental number4281
Place of birthLithgow, New South Wales
SchoolLithgow Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWheeler
AddressLithgow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Strong, Marts Estate, Lithgow, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 February 1917
Place of death or woundingLe Sars, Somme, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 39), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
92
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ellen STRONG, Mort's Estate, Lithgow, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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