Sydney LANE

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LANE, Sydney

Service Number: 1534
Enlisted: 27 November 1914, Oaklands, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Westhoughton, England , 19 June 1890
Home Town: Croydon, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 16 August 1916, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Courcelette British Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

27 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Oaklands, South Australia
19 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1534, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1534, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Melbourne
16 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1534, 50th Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm

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Biography

"THE LATE PRIVATE S. LANE.

Mrs. Lane, of Euston-terrace, Croydon, has been officially notified that her eldest son, Private Sydney Lane, was killed in action in France on August 16. He had his 26th birthday in the trenches." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 07 Oct 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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