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Frederick Lachlan LANEY

Regimental number34763
Place of birthKempsey, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRowland's Plains, Wauchope, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33.1
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Richard Laney, Kempsey via Wauchope, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 November 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, April 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date17 October 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Karoola', 6 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left leg amputated), Sydney, 17 October 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 March 1953
Age at death69
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, LANEY Frederick Lachlan

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