|Place of birth||Peterbough, Northamptonshire, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Grafton, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, William James Lane, 113 Pound Street, Grafton, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Lismore, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||25th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/42/6|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||49th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Place of burial||Sutton Veny (St. John) Churchyard (Plot 358, Row E, Grave No. 10), Wiltshire|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: England.
Embarked Sydney, 14 June 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 25/26 August 1917; marched into 7th Training Bn, Rollestone, 27 August 1917.
Admitted to Parkhouse Military Hospital, 1 September 1917 (mumps); discharged, 21 September 1917, and marched into 7th Training Bn, Rollestone, the same day.
Taken on strength of 49th Bn Details, Codford, from 25th Bn Details, 3 June 1918.
Admitted to No 3 General Hospital, Codford, 4 June 1918 (hernia); discharged, 16 July 1918; marched into 12th Training Bn, Codford, 17 July 1918.
Marched into No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 1 August 1918.
Marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 10 September 1918.
Marched into Overseas Training Bde, Longbridge Deverill, 3 October 1918.
Admitted to Sutton Veny Military Hospital, 6 October 1918 (pneumonia, dangerously ill).
Died, 9 October 1918 (influenza, and pneumonia).
Buried St John the Evangelist Cemetery, 12 October 1918.Medal: British War Medal.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, LANE William James|