Solomon James LANE

LANE, Solomon James

Service Number: 2348
Enlisted: 5 June 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 41st Infantry Battalion
Born: Pinkenba, Queensland, Australia, December 1994
Home Town: Canungra, Scenic Rim, Queensland
Schooling: Canungra State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Musterer
Died: Broncho Pneumonia, Fargo Military Hospital, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, 11 February 1917
Cemetery: Durrington Cemetery, Wiltshire
Grave No. 193
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Beaudesert War Memorial, Brisbane 41st Battalion Roll of Honour, Canungra War Memorial, Upper Coomera Memorial, Upper Coomera Memorial
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World War 1 Service

5 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2348, 41st Infantry Battalion
21 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, 2348, 41st Infantry Battalion
21 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, 2348, 41st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boonah, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Evan Evans

The summary below was completed by Cathy Sedgwick – Facebook “WW1 Australian War Graves in England/UK

Private Solomon James Lane was born at Pinkenba, Queensland around 1895 & enlisted in the A.I.F. on 5th June, 1916 as a 21 year old Musterer from Canungra, Queensland.
Private Lane arrived in England on HMAT Boonah (A36) with 4th Reinforcements of 41st Battalion on 10th January, 1917. He was admitted to Fargo Military Hospital, Wiltshire on 2nd February, 1917 reported as serious with Capillary Bronchitis. He died on 11th February, 1917 from Broncho Pneumonia.

There are SIX AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS were buried in Durrington Cemetery, Wiltshire at this time where there are a total of 141 Australian WW Soldiers.

Privates Hinchcliffe, Ley & Wheatley were buried in 15th February, 1917 & Privates Lane, McElhenney & Pantlin were buried on 16th February. His full stor can be found here....