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Eric Robert LANGE

Regimental number1418
Place of birthBalaklava, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressMagil, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Christina Lange, Magil, South Australia
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 13 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Christina LANGE, Stradbroke Park, Magill, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother Sgt S W Lange, also uncle and two cousins.

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