Strickland, Victor

Strickland, Victor 


Military History:


Regiment:                               Not known

Rank:                                      Not known

Regimental Number:              Not known

Date of Enlisting:                             2.8.1916

Date of death:                         22.3.1955

Cemetery/ Memorial:            

UK Cemetery/Memorial:       St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour


Nothing is known of Victor’s military history.

He survived the War and died at the Lister Hospital, Stevenage on 22nd March 1955.

He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.


Family History:


Date of Birth:                2nd quarter 1890

Birth Place:                   Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Residence:                    Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Marriage:                      1st quarter 1916


Victor was the seventh son of Charles and Annie (nee Stamford) Strickland, born at Ashwell in the 2nd quarter 1890. Victor was a pupil at the Merchant Taylors School in Ashwell.  The 1911 census shows him as a carpenter.

Victor married Ruth Letitia Gentle at Ashwell in the 1st quarter 1916.  They had two children, Vera Lily born on 11th February 1920 at Ashwell and Joan Mary born on 9th January 1922 also at Ashwell.

Victor died at the Lister Hospital, Stevenage on 22nd March 1955.


Victor’s brothers Bertie Charles, Eugene, Percy, and William all served in the War and survived, but Oben died from wounds in the Battle of the German Retreat to the Hindenburg Line.


Name:Victor Strickland
Birth Place:Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Residence:Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Death Date:22.3.1955
Enlistment Place:Not known
Rank:Not known
Regiment:Not known
Battalion:Not known
Regimental Number:Not known
Type of Casualty:Survived
Theatre of War:Not known

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