Private Victor Marwood Stringfellow

Service number 6855
Birth Date 1901
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Petersham
Death Date 1917-09-27
Death Place Belgium
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 13th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Victor Marwood Stringfellow (6855, 13th Battalion) was born in 1901 in Petersham, NSW. He was working as a post office assistant when he enlisted in September 1916. Victor was killed in action near Polygon Wood on 27 September 1917. He was 17 years of age. Victor has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. Victor’s father, Private Charles William Stringfellow (1093), served with the 3rd Battalion and was killed in action in April 1917.



Date of birth 1901
Date of enlistment 14 September 1916
Date of embarkation 08 November 1916
Date of death 27 September 1917
Date of fate 27 September 1917