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Clarence Edgar STRAHAN

Regimental number2735
Place of birthCroydon, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressSouth Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Richard Strahan, 100 Bay Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date27 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialLondon Cemetery and Extension (Plot 12, Row G, Grave No 22), Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1308 Pte David Richard STRAHAN, 38th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 January 1920.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 26 March 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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