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Regimental number4609
Place of birthCastlemaine Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressQuick Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, R Strahan, Quick Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3867 Pte Arthur STRAHAN, 57th Bn, died of wounds, 20 July 1916; 4608 Pte Edward STRAHAN, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 14 January 1919; 4609 Corporal Robert STRAHAN, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 September 1919; Chaplain William Tait STRAHAN, Chaplains' Department, returned to Australia, 15 February 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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