Richard Strachan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 5475
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Wiltshire Regiment
  • Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Iraq
  • Age at Death: 38
  • Date of Death: 29.03.1917
  • Burial Country: Iraq
  • Cemetery: Basra Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 30 & 64

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 1 Harriet Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Postal Worker
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Robert Strachan

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Helen M Strachan, 1 Harriet St, Dundee

  • Children:

More about Richard Strachan

Son of Mrs Robert Strachan, 6 Duke St, Cape Town, South Africa.

Richard Strachan   5475   Wiltshire Regiment

STRACHAN—Killed in action, on 29th March, 1917, Lance-Sergeant Richard Strachan, Wilts Regiment, late P.O., Dundee, beloved husband of Helen Milne, 1 Harriet Street, and youngest son of Robert Strachan, Cape Town.

Dundee Peoples Journal 21st April 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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