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Regimental number2165
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressCharters Towers, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.2
Height6' 0"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles Strike, Dalrymple Road, Charters Towers, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 18 months in the Senior Cadets; 3 years in the Kennedy Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 January 1916
Place of enlistmentCharters Towers, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date16 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [1877] Lt Claude STRIKE, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 September 1919; 353 Corporal William Percy STRIKE, 353, 11th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919; 484 Pte Leslie STRIKE, 484, 5th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 21 March 1919; Cousin: 63 Pte Edward Henry STRIKE, 4th Brigade Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 24 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'City of Exeter', 15 January 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 16 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsGiven name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Edmund.
Date of death10 December 1952
Place of burialCharters Towers Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, STRIKE Edmond

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