William LANG

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LANG, William

Service Number: 898
Enlisted: 7 December 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment
Born: North Melbourne, Victoria, 1891
Home Town: Ascot Vale, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Drover/Horse breaker
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 7 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Pakenham Associated Stock & Station Agents of Melbourne Roll of Honour, Tranancore St. George's Church of England Parkville Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

7 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 898, Melbourne, Victoria
7 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 898, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 898, 8th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Palermo, Melbourne
5 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 898, 8th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
7 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 898, 8th Light Horse Regiment, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

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