LANE, Edward Timothy
(Service number 36459)

Aliases Ted
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Rifleman


Date 14 October 1891 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Linotype operator
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married. One child.
Next of Kin Mrs Hilda LANE (wife), care of Mrs W. BURNESS, Kingsdown, Timaru
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Reinforcements G Company
Date 19 January 1917
Transport Waitemata
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Rifle Brigade

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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Prisoner of War Information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 26 August 1918 Age 26
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Favreuil British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Memorial Reference I. D. 39
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Old Gleniti School Honour Boards; Kingsdown Hall War Memorial plaque

Biographical Notes

Husband of Hilda Harriett BURNESS (subsequently Mrs WESTAWAY). Married 8 Dec 1915, Timaru. Son of John LANE & Julia CALLAGHAN, from Ireland. Brother of Humphrey William LANE, killed in action 1916, & of Eugene LANE & Dennis Francis LANE, who both served in WWI. 


Cenotaph Database [13 August 2013]; CWGC [13 August 2013]; Family records; Timaru Herald, 26 August 1919, 27 December 1919 (Papers Past) [04 November 2013, 18 November 2013]  .

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