Alfred George STRINGER

Regimental number180
Place of birthMundoora, South Australia
AddressSherlock, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.3
Height5' 5.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Stringer, same address
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 February 1917
Discharge date14 August 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3907 Pte 3907 Arthur Clarence STRINGER, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 August 1916; 2366 Lance Corporal Robert Henry STRINGER, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 6 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 16 February 1917; discharged (wounded: gun shot wound, left shoulder), Adelaide, 14 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 August 1973
Age at death78
Place of burialCarinya Gardens Cemetery, Mount Gambier, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, STRINGER Alfred George