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Full Name: Ian Lang
Rank Last Held: Sergeant
Forename(s): Ian
Surname: Lang
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 8128
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment: Storekeeper
Next of Kin: Mr J. Lang (father), Palmerston, Otago, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Palmerston, Otago, New Zealand
Military District: Dunedin
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: 20 (Canterbury & Otago) Infantry Battalion
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 100
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 30 November 1941
Age at Death: 31
Year of Death: 1941
Cemetery Name: Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference: 16. D. 7.
Biographical Notes: Ian Lang was the son of James and Mabel Kate Lang, of Palmerston, Otago, New Zealand.
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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