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Benjamin Marshman LONG

Regimental number439
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMacorna, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs Eleanor Long, Macorna, Victoria
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1917
Family/military connectionsFather: 97 Pte Benjamin Marsham LONG, 1st Australian Remount Unit, returned to Australia, 18 October 1916. Brothers: 437 Pte Horace Samuel LONG, 9th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 16 March 1919; 2192 Pte Reubin Ivan LONG, 60th Bn, effective abroad (still overseas).

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