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Herbert Leslie LANDER

Regimental number1686
Place of birthRingwood, Darlington Point, New South Wales
SchoolPrivate School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressRingwood, Darlington Point via Narrandera, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Lander, Ringwood, Darlington Point via Narrandera, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 December 1916
Place of death or woundingJaundes 36th Casualty Clearing Station
Age at death22.9
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 15), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Eliza LANDER, "Ringwood", Darlington Point, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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