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Roland Roy Strickland

Name on Board R Strickland
Name on Service
Roland Roy  Strickland
Enlistment Age 28
Occupation Farmer
Place of Birth Albert Park, Vic
Next of Kin Capt. Frederick and Jane Strickland
Address "Erith", Verdon St, Williamstown, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 26/08/1916
Service No. 6562A
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 2/10/1916
Embarkation Ship A71 Nestor
Unit on Embarkation 6th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 4/10/1917
Unit on Death 21st Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death Died of Wounds
Place of Wounding/
Belgium (No known grave)
Cemetery or Memorial Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Flanders, Belgium
Additional Information Roland Strickland attended (The Old) Williamstown Grammar School and Melbourne Church of England Grammar School.  At time of enlistment he was farming at Nannella, near Rochester. Brother: Freeman Riley Sell Strickland (15064) enlisted 15/04/1915 and returned to Australia 15/04/1918
Additional References Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 24 November 1917, p3
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