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Douglas Robert LANG

Regimental number15
Place of birthMilparinka, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrazier
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.3
Height5' 9"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Lang, Charow, Jimbour via Dalby, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in the Militia, Area 11A.
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name14th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll14
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3084 Pte James Andrew LANG, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919; 56917 Pte Kenneth Allan LANG, 1st Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 16 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Miltiades' 19 June 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 8 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 23 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsPlace of birth incorrectly entered on NAA site as Milpainka, New South Wales.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LANG Douglas Robert

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