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William LANG

Regimental number5146
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
Address176 Albion Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinAunt, Mrs. Summerness, Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date12 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Makarini on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1916
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery Enclosure No. 4 (Plot I, Row U, Grave No. 2), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
29
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Date of death 27th August, 1916
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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