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Eric Radclyffe LANE

Regimental number1791
Place of birthWest Maitland, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressStanton Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8.25"
Weight139 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Lane Esq, Stanton Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 February 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Field Ambulance, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1916
Discharge date13 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 11 July 1915.

Admitted to hospital, Mudros, 6 September 1915 (diarrhoea); transferred to Alexandria, 11 September 1915, and admitted same day to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis; discharged to duty, 17 September 1915.

Admitted to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Ghezireh, 13 October 1915; transferred to 1st Australian General Hospital, Ghezireh, 15 October 1915; to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 2 February 1915.

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 9 February 1916 (invalided: myocarditis); disembarked Sydney, 16 March 1916; discharged (medically unfit), 13 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName recorded incorrectly as Eric Radcliffe LANE on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LANE Eric Radclyffe

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