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Full Name: Richard George Strickett
Rank Last Held: Rifleman
Forename(s): Richard George
Surname: Strickett
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 65821
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Railway fireman
Next of Kin: Gresham Strickett (father), Taupaki, Auckland, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 33rd Reinforcements E Company
Embarkation Date: 31 December 1917
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 99
Vessel: Athenic
Destination: Glasgow, Scotland
Nominal Roll Number: 76
Page on Nominal Roll: 18
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Rifle Brigade (Reserve)
Place of Death: United Kingdom
Date of Death: 18 March 1918
Age at Death: 24
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Died of disease
Cemetery Name: Cannock Chase War Cemetery, Staffordshire, England
Grave Reference: 4. G. 9.
Biographical Notes: Richard Strickett was the son of Greshom and Mary Elizabeth Strickett.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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