George Bertram LANG

Regimental number2934
Place of birthFern Bank, Wombeyan Caves, New South Wales
SchoolWombeyan Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWombeyan Caves, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, James Lang, Wombeyan Caves, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot IV, Row H, Grave No. 27), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jane LANG, Fernbank, Wombeyan Caves, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsFirst cousin to Albert Ernest Maynard who was promising bomb thrower. He died of pneumonia 4th CC Station France.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal