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Alfred LONG

Regimental number6898
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address18 Richmond Street, East Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs N E Long, 18 Richmond Street, East Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date4 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death24
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row D, Grave No. 20), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other detailsSon of Josiah and Rebecca Long

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