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Arthur Ernest LANE

Regimental number7820
Place of birthKew, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolTullamarine State School, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressGowrie Park, Tullamarine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24,8
Height5' 8.25"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Lane, Gowrie Park, Tullamarine, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A45 Bulla on 25 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular
FateDied of wounds 24 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 16), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary LANE, Gowrie Park, Tullamarine, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers:2292 Pte Albert Victor LANE, 8th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919; 652 Pte Henry Alexander LANE, 13th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 27 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Towrie Park, Tullamarine, Victoria.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LANE Arthur Ernest

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