William Henry STRIDE

Birthplace
Drayton
Resided
Brisbane
Occupation
Farmer
Enlisted
29-January-1916
Place
Enoggera
Age
24
Status
Single
Service No
1722
Rank
Private
Unit
49th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcements
Embarked
20-April-1916
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Died of wounds
Date
23-November-1916
Place
Heilly, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial and Drayton War Memorial.

 

William Stride arrived in France in July 1916. In November in fighting near Heilly he received serious gunshot wounds to his back. He was evacuated to the 38th Casualty Clearing Station and died of his wounds two days later. He was buried at the nearby cemetery.

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