CAPTAIN W. L. STRACHAN.
The late Captain W. L. Strachan, whose name appears among the list of Victorian killed, was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Strachan, Childers-street, North Adelaide, and was 27 years of age on March 31 last. He was born at North Adelaide, and educated at Queen's School, St. Peter's College, and Melbourne Grammar School. He began his military career as a cadet at St. Peter's College, worked his way up, and became a commissioned officer 9½ years ago. He was closely identitified with sports at St. Peter's College, where he held a championship for running, and rowed in the senior rowing eight against the Melbourne Grammar School. His widow is a daughter of the late D. W. Campbell, of Palmer-place, North Adelaide, and is at present living with her mother at that address. The marriage took place in Melbourne a few weeks prior to Captain Strachan's departure. The deceased was a member of the Adelaide Rowing Club.
1915 'CAPTAIN W. L. STRACHAN.', Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954), 8 May, p. 38, viewed 15 September, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article89145206