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Alexander Wallace LAING

Regimental number27940
Place of birthJondaryan, Queensland
SchoolQueensland State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressJondaryan, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W W Laing, Mount Moriah, Jondaryan, Queensland
Enlistment date10 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 21
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Place of burialFrenchencourt Connunal Cemetery (Row A. Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Johanna LAING. Native of Jondaryan, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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