Service no. 6/9792
Corporal, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 9th Battalion
Born in Lambeth; enlisted in London
Died of wounds on 18 August 1917, aged about 33
Remembered at Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium
Information from the censuses
Barman Joseph Strand, 28, was unemployed in 1911. He lived with his widowed mother, Elizabeth Sarah Strand, 58, and brother, Hebert Stanley Strand, 25, a taxi motor mechanic at 57 Hartington Road, Stockwell. The family shared their two-roomed home with Catherine Shery, a single 26-year-old cook. All members of the household were born in Lambeth. Elizabeth had five children (one had died). In 1901 the Strand family lived at 69 Dorset Road. Ten years previously, in 1891, the family lived at 2 Alfred Place, in South Lambeth. Henry Strand, Joseph’s father, was a painter.