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William Roy LANG

Regimental number2818
Place of birthSouth Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolYarram State School, VIC, Box Hill Grammar School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSelector
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, William Lang, Canaga, via Jandowae, Queensland
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mongolia on 8 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
FateDied of wounds 31 October 1917
Age at death27
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 55), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
180
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary LANG, "Langlands", Jandowae, Queensland. Native of South Yarra, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousins Sgt Thomas John Lang and Cpl Horace Lang (Military Medal).

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