Stranger R H Lt 1st Notts And Derby Regiment

Stranger R H Lt 1st Notts Derby Regiment

Source : The Illustrated London News 17th April 1915

Stranger R H Lt 1st Notts And Derby Regiment

STRANGER, RICHARD HENRY, Lieut. and Adjutant, 1st Battn. The Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.), only s. of Richard John Stranger, of Franchise, Burwash, Sussex, Yeoman and Land Owner, by his wife, Wilhelmina Key, dau. of the late Melchior George Klingender, of Waterloo, Liverpool; b. Court House, North Molton, Devon, 19 Dec 1889; educ. The Hermitage, Bath, and Allhallows, Honiton ; joined the Royal Sussex Militia, 6 Jan. 1908, and was appointed to the Sherwood Foresters, then at Secunderabad, India, 28 May, 1910. He was promoted Lieut. 10 Aug. 1912, and became Adjutant, 31 July, 1913. On the outbreak of war he returned to Europe with his regt. and died, 13 March, 1915, of wounds received in action at Neuve Chapelle, being buried in Boulogne Cemetery ; unm. Lieut. Stranger was mentioned in Sir John (now Lord) French’s Despatch of 31 May, 1915, for gallant and distinguished conduct in the field.

Source : De Ruvigny’s Roll Of Honour Vol 1

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