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Oliver STRONG

Regimental number6824
Place of birthLongford, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGeneral factory hand
AddressTathra, Gladstone Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Height5' 8"
Weight187 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Strong, Tathra Gladstone Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 August 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Jane STRONG. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date8 August 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Corinthic', 10 January 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 3 March 1918, for onward travel on HT 'Port Darwin', to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 8 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death27 June 1938
Age at death63
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, STRONG Oliver

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