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Roland Oscar LANE

Regimental number807
Place of birthStaines, England
SchoolWinchester School, England
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, R Lane, Normans Lodge, Dukes Avenue Cheswick, London, England
Previous military serviceServed in B Battery Honourable Artillery in London.
Enlistment date6 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 21 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death27
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 135), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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