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William LANE

Regimental number6085
Place of birthAshburton, New Zealand
True NameGRAHAM, William Andrew
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCootamundra PO, Cootamundra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34.10
Height5' 9"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Lane, Ashburton, New Zealand
Enlistment date5 October 1916
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 31 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 16 April 1920
Discharge date13 August 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Hororata', 16 April 1920; disembarked Melbourne, 10 June 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 13 August 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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