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Record:
LANG, JOHN ROBERT
Additional information:
Cemetery:
VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
France

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Oral history

British midshipman served aboard HMS Renown and HMS Hood, Mediterranean Fleet in Mediterranean, 1935-1936; officer served aboard HMS Viscount in GB coastal waters, 1938; trained as observer with Fleet Air Arm in GB, 1939-1940; served as observer with 810 Naval Air Sqdn, Fleet Air Arm aboard HMS Ark …
REEL 1 Background in Calcutta and GB, 1916-1934: family; education. Story of visit as cadet aboard HMS Frobisher to Palestine, 11/1934. Aspects of period as midshipman aboard HMS Renown and HMS Hood, Mediterranean Fleet in Mediterranean, 1935-1936: drafting to HMS Renown; collision with HMS Hood, …

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Name recorded:
Lang, John R
Memorial:
Port Glasgow (WMR 55047)
Location:
Port Glasgow, Strathclyde
Record identifier:
Australian Red Cross Wounded and Missing Files (R1492178)
Name recorded:
Corporal Lang, John Robert 1001
Unit:
28th Australian Infantry Battalion
Record identifier:
People (P10095518)
Name recorded:
Corporal John Robert Lang 1001
Unit:
28th Australian Infantry Battalion
Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R2013476)
Name recorded:
Corporal Lang, John Robert 1001
Unit:
Record identifier:
People (P10616751)
Name recorded:
Corporal John Robert Lang 1001
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
29 June 1915
Record identifier:
People (P10758431)
Name recorded:
Corporal John Robert Lang 1001
Unit:
28th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of enlistment:
12 May 1915
Date of fate:
29 July 1916
Record identifier:
First World War Nominal Roll (R2220591)
Name recorded:
Corporal Lang, John Robert 1001
Unit:
28th Australian Infantry Battalion
Record identifier:
Roll of Honour (R1639678)
Name recorded:
Corporal Lang, John Robert 1001
Unit:
28th Australian Infantry Battalion
Record identifier:
People (P10242989)
Name recorded:
Corporal John Robert Lang 1001
Unit:
28th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of death:
29 July 1916
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Name:
Second Lieutenant Lang
Context:
Date:
31 Jul 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: Brigade Machine Gun Company (page 86)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Lang
Context:
commander
Date:
31 Jul 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: Brigade Machine Gun Company (page 83)
Name:
Private R G Lang
Context:
Wounded
Date:
31 Jul 1916
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 5 Infantry Brigade: 24 Battalion Royal Fusiliers. (page 66)