Frederick Henry LANG


LANG, Frederick Henry

Service Number: 137
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Broadmeadows, Victoria
Last Rank: Shoeing-Smith
Last Unit: 4th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Krambruk, Victoria, 1889
Home Town: Apollo Bay, Colac-Otway, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Horse Breaker
Died: Died of Illness (Meningitis), Colac, Victoria, 4 February 1919
Cemetery: Colac General Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Broadmeadows, Victoria
19 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 137, 4th Light Horse Regiment
19 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 137, 4th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
20 Mar 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Shoeing-Smith, SN 137, 4th Light Horse Regiment
4 Feb 1919: Involvement AIF WW1, Shoeing-Smith, SN 137

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Frederick Henry Lang was born to Frederich Johann Lange of Prussia Germany and Amelia Lutge born in South Australia

Frederick Henry LANG Regimental number 137 Place of birth Krambruk, Apollo Bay, Victoria School State School, Victoria Religion Methodist Occupation Horse Breaker Address Apollo Bay, Victoria Marital status Single Age at embarkation 25 Next of kin Father, F.J. Lang, Apollo Bay, Victoria Enlistment date 18 August 1914 Rank on enlistment Private Unit name 4th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron AWM Embarkation Roll number 10/9/1 Embarkation details Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914 Rank from Nominal Roll Corporal Unit from Nominal Roll 11th Light Horse Regiment Fate

Returned to Australia 8 October 1918 Age at death 29 Age at death from cemetery records 29 Place of burial Colac Cemetery (Portion Presbyterian, Row 14, Grave No. 25), Victoria Panel number, Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial 9 Miscellaneous information from cemetery records.  He died of Menegitis shortly after his return to Australia

Son of John LANG. Native of Colac, Victoria Other details Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal