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Regimental number2266
Place of birthEasterbrook, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Britain
SchoolSecondary School Guernsey, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
Address49 Drummond Street, Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Mr William Stranger, Guernsey, England
Enlistment date13 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was a good footballer being Captain of Island eleven as well as the Northerners Athletic Club and also played for a Team whilst in Melbourne.
FateDied of wounds 22 March 1918
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 35), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ellen STRANGER, 36 Hauteville, Guernsey, Channel Isles. Native of St. Sampson, Guernsey
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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