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Sydney Claude Percival LANE

Regimental number5411
Place of birthWyrallah, New South Wales
SchoolWyrallah Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWyrallah, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A Lane, Wyrallah, Richmond River, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Sidney Claude Lane on NR
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20.7
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
56
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Sarah LANE, Wyrallah, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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