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Richard Thomas LONG

Regimental number4466
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolSchool of Mines, Castlemaine, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMetallurgist
Address67 Hay Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Long, 617 Hay Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed two years and three months 1st Battalion 8th Aus Inf Regt. Castlemaine.
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingWarfusee, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialLongeau British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Martha LONG, 10 Merton Street, Caulfield, Victoria. Native of Windsor, Melbourne
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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