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Humphrey William Lane

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 24), Page: 30 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 24), Page: 30 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Humphrey William AWMM
  • Surname
    Lane AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26/1094 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C. Lane (wife), Rose Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/1094 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Humphrey Lane was the husband of Clara B. A. Dunn (formerly Lane), of Timaru, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Date Of Birth
      23 February 1880 Public - Cheryl - Other Relative - 19 April 2015 - Family history from his granddaughter Joyce Hawke


About death

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  • Death
    24 September 1916 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Humphrey William Lane

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  • Great uncle Humphrey, I imagine you often and think of the hardships that you endured. i'll visit your memorial place against soon, meantime, I laid poppies for you and Great Uncle Ted in Tocane St Apre recently.
    Lest we forget.
    Public - Lesley - Other relative - 11 November 2018
  • To my loving Grandad, who I was not privileged to know. I have your picture on the wall with a poppy in the frame, always remembering the sacrifice you made for our safety and peace. Dad told us stories of how he remembered you, which I hold dear. He was so sad when you never came home. He was only young. Rest in peace.
    Public - Valerie - Other Relative - 16 August 2015
  • In loving memory of Humphrey Lane, my Great Grandfather. You are in my thoughts, today Anzac Day and always.
    Public - Leslie - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
  • To my Grandfather (Granddad) Whilst I never knew you; you will always be remembered through our thoughts. You gave the ultimate for our futures and we 'shall not forget' Least we forget. We will visit.
    Public - Vicki - Other Relative - 12 April 2015



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
04 July 2023Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
11 November 2018LesleyNew ZealandOther relative
24 April 2016CherylAuckland NZDirect descendant
16 August 2015ValerieMaroochydore Queensland AustraliaOther Relative
25 April 2015Leslie Dunedin, New ZealandOther Relative

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