Lieutenant Elmer Winfrid Drake Laing

Service number 940
Ranks Held Corporal, Lieutenant
Birth Date 1892-02-19
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Death Date 1918-05-08
Death Place France: Nord Pas de Calais, Nord, Strazeele
Final Rank Lieutenant
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 12th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-01
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29



Date of birth 19 February 1892
Date of enlistment 10 September 1914
Date of embarkation 02 November 1914
Date of recommendation honour or award 06 October 1916
Date of death 08 May 1918
Date of fate 08 May 1918