Lewis James Stribling

Lewis James Stribling

Date of Birth

28 August 1891

Course

2 Years at Borough Road College – Intermediate Sciences, 1911-1913

Job(s)

Clifton Road C.S. Birmingham

Service number

Unknown

WW1 rank

Second Lieutenant

R.G.A., 329th Siege Battery

Theatre of war

Europe

Date of death

13 November 1917

Buried/memorial

Menin Road South Military Cemetery (Grave/Memorial reference: III. M. 17.)

Biography

Second Lieutenant Lewis James Stribling was the son of Mrs A. M. Stribling and Mr L. T. Stribling. He attended Borough Road College for two years, graduating with an Intermediate Sciences qualification. Whilst at the college he competed in an inter-college sports day in 1913. He is listed as being destined for a school in Birmingham after leaving the college. Stribling enlisted in September 1914 into the Royal Engineers and rose to Corporal before being commissioned into the 329th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery. He was killed on 13 November, aged 26.

Sources

Entry on p.87 [Roll of Honour page], BFSS/2/9/8/6 [BRCIC006], 1914 Annual Reports, Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission), Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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