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Leslie Wilfred LONG

Regimental number2478
Place of birthSimmons Plains, Perth, Tasmania
Place of birthSymmons Plains, Tasmania
SchoolEpping State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressSymmons Plains, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, James Long, Symons Plains, Tasmania
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death22.3
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot XIV, Row A, Grave No. 30), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Isabel LONG

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