Strangeway, Herbert: Service no. 880621


Digitized Service Record


Source: September 1918 casualty.


Gathering Our Heroes

This man enlisted with the 186th Battalion on April 6, 1916, at Chatham, Ontario. He was a 19-year-old machinist and single.

He embarked for England on March 25, 1917, and arrived at Liverpool aboard the SS Lapland on April 7, 1917.

He was transferred to the 4th Canadian Reserve Battalion on that date and served with that unit until August 26, 1917, when he proceeded overseas to serve with the 18th Battalion.

He arrived at the 18th Battalion on September 5, 1917, and on November 24, 1917, he was admitted to No. 10 General Hospital Rouen, France for a concussion. He was released back to service on December 19, 1917, and served with the battalion until wounded on September 25, 1917, by a GSW to the right shoulder and knee.

He would die of these wounds on September 27, 1918, at No. 23 Casualty Clearing Station.

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