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Raymond Spurgeon LONG

Regimental number1568
Place of birthWarracknabeal Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMinlaton, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Mrs G.E.Long, Minlaton, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5147 Pte Rupert William LONG, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 17 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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