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William David LANE

Regimental number3586
Place of birthRoma, Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressAmby, Roma, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Lane, Amby, Roma, Queensland
Enlistment date28 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3586A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialAubigny British Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 2), Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Jane LANE, Post Office, Amby, Queensland

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