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James LANG

Regimental number5855
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
SchoolWaihi District School, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia29
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
Addressc/o J Kelly, 368 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Celia Lang, Mount Eden Road, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32
Place of burialTerlincthun British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 44), Wimille, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
91
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Cecilia LANG, 134 Mount Eden Road, Auckland, New Zealand. True name James Patrick LANG
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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