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Regimental number16797
Date of birth23 March 1894
Place of birthBraybrook Junction, Victoria
SchoolLeederville Public School, Western Australia
OccupationLaw clerk
AddressLeederville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Laney, 15 Oxford Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameJanuary 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Australian General Hospital
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Ann LANEY
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal. Served 4 years 36 days (2 years 332 days of which were spent abroad)
Date of death20 September 1943
Age at death49
Place of burialCremated Karrakatta Crematorium on 21 September 1943. Ashes in the National War Memorial, Melbourne, Victoria

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