Strike S G Pte 1455 8th London Regiment

Strike S G Pte 1455 8th London Regiment

STRIKE, STANLEY GEORGE, Private, No. 1455, 1st Battn. (Post Office Rifles) The London Regt. (T.F.), s. of George Barham Strike, Post Office Pensioner; b. London, 21 Oct. 1891; educ. Havist Road Council School, Queen’s Park, W.; killed in action at Festubert, 24 May, 1915; unm. Buried on the field of battle. A comrade wrote he “was shot through the head and died instantly. Stan had to lie with several others behind a ridge to keep the gentlemen in grey from becoming too troublesome, and while there was sniped. I can only say that he died doing his duty and none of us can do more.”

Source : De Ruvigny’s Roll Of Honour Vol 1

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