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Cornelius Alexander STRACHAN

Regimental number9979
Place of birthThirroul New South Wales
ReligionBaptist
OccupationMiner
AddressAustinmen, South Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Cornelius Strachan, Moore Street, Austinmen, New South Wales
Previous military service37th Infantry
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name9th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919

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