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Albert Victor LANE

Regimental number2292
Place of birthKew, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address46 Byron Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.3
Height5' 8.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Lane, Gowrie Park, Tullamarine, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date21 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Brothers: 7820 Corporal Arthur Ernest LANE, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, 24 September 1917; 652 Pte Henry Alexander LANE, 13th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 27 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Malta'; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 21 September 1919.
Miscellaneous detailsNext of kin address incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Gourie Park, Tullamarine, Victoria.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LANE Albert Victor

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