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Bernard Valentine LANE

Regimental number6838
Place of birthMeadow Bank, New South Wales
SchoolLeslie House State School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressThe Turning, Lindisfarne, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr B J Lane, The Turning, Lindisfarne, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date5 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death24
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XVIII, Row N, Grave No. 22A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Family/military connectionsLt Frederick William Lane (brother).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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