Lieutenant Mark Strong

Service number NX13370
Birth Date 31 July 1915
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Lismore
Death Date 21 November 1942
Death Place Papua
Final Rank Lieutenant
Service Australian Army
Unit 2/2nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Places
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

Lieutenant Mark Strong enlisted to the Second Australian Imperial Force on 26 April 1940. After a period of training, he was posted to 2/2 Australian Infantry Battalion and embarked for service in the Middle East in February 1941. Lieutenant Strong served in Palestine and Syria, and returned to Australia via Ceylon in mid-1942. He then served with his unit in New Guinea. Lieutenant Strong was killed in action in Papua on 21 November 1942. He is buried at Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea.

Rolls

  • Roll of Honour:

    Unit
    2/2nd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Lieutenant

Timeline

Date of birth 31 July 1915
Date of death 21 November 1942