Roll of Honour Private William Lang

Service number 5146
Rank Private
Unit 1st Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Army
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 27 August 1916
Place of Death Belgium
Cause of Fate Killed in action
Place of Association Thirroul, New South Wales, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Bedford House Cemetery, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Roll of Honour name projection

Private William Lang's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:


  • Mon 10 July, 2017 12:23 am
  • Wed 23 August, 2017 10:05 pm
  • Sat 14 October, 2017 5:14 am
  • Sat 16 December, 2017 3:28 am
  • Sun 18 February, 2018 10:33 pm


These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.

Location on the Roll of Honour

Private William Lang name is located at 29 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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