Thomas Selwyn (Tom) LANG


LANG, Thomas Selwyn

Service Number: 105
Enlisted: 15 February 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, September 1874
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Hawthorn Grammar School,, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Buried by shell, Armentieres, France, 7 June 1916
Cemetery: Ration Farm Military Cemetery, la Chapelle-D'Armentieres
Ration Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 9), La Chapelle d'Armentieres, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kupunn HB1
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World War 1 Service

15 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 105, 26th Infantry Battalion
24 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 105, 26th Infantry Battalion
24 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 105, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Evan Evans

From AIF Project.

Served in Boer War South Africa.  Received Medal and Certificate for exemplary conduct at close of Boer War.