Herbert Leslie LANDER


LANDER, Herbert Leslie

Service Number: 1686
Enlisted: 12 October 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 56th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ringwood, Darlington Point, New South Wales, Australia, April 1894
Home Town: Darlington Point, Murrumbidgee Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Wounds, 36th Casualty Clearing Station, France, 5 December 1916
Cemetery: Heilly Station Cemetery
Plot VI, Row D, Grave 15
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Darlington Point War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

12 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1686, 56th Infantry Battalion
14 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1686, 56th Infantry Battalion
14 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1686, 56th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Evan Evans

From Ian Fletcher

' He gave his life for another,

a brave Stretcher Bearer '

1686 Private Herbert Leslie Lander, A.I.F. died of wounds (shattered right leg) in 36th Casualty Clearing Station at Heilly and now rests in Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe, Somme

'Not Forgotten'