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Archibald Emile LANG

Regimental number465
Place of birthDirrabba, New South Wales
SchoolBallina Public School, New South Wales
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Emile Henry H Lang, Ballina, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23.3
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 33), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Emile and Margaret LANG, "Wolli", Wilson Street, Katoomba, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 941 Corporal John Joseph Jacob LANG, 17th Bn, killed in action, 15 April 1917; 3633 Pte Samuel Robert LANG, 47th Bn, killed in action, 28 March 1918; Cousins: 4551 Pte William George PALMER, 41st Bn, died of disease, 9 August 1916; NX34036 Sapper Edward PALMER, 2/12 Field Company, killed in action, 9 February 1942.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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