(Service number 24/2238)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank|
|Date||3 January 1874||Place of Birth||Lislehane, Co Cork, Ireland|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Miss N. BOWERS (niece), Gleniti, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||5th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company|
|Date||1 April 1916|
|Transport||Maunganui or Tahiti|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
|Date||29 March 1919||Reason|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
Wounded in Battle.
|Date||12 July 1941||Age||67|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Karori Cemetery, Wellington|
|Memorial Reference||Soldiers Section, Plot 2 B/3|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Next of Kin niece - daughter of Eugene's sister Bridget (probably Ellen Elizabeth BOWER). Son of John LANE & Julia CALLAGHAN. Brother of Humphrey William LANE killed in action 1916, & of Edward Timothy LANE, killed in action 1918, & of Dennis Francis LANE also served WWI.
Cenotaph Database [14 August 2013]; WCC Headstone image Karori Cemetery, Wellington; Family records.
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