Roll of Honour James Laing

Service number 254
Rank Private
Unit 17th Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 30 August 1915
Place of Death At sea (HS Maheno)
Cause of Death Died of wounds
Place of Association Telegraph Point, New South Wales, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

James Laing's name is located at panel 83 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Personal Service Records

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War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

James Laing's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:


  • Thu 25 November 2021 at 10:12pm
  • Mon 14 March 2022 at 1:58am


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.