|Place of birth||Keswick, Cumberland, England|
|School||Cockermouth Fairfield Boys Council School, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||19|
|Address||271 Darling Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, William Long, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Casula, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||59th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/76/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||His Sergeant (Armstrong) said he had recommended him to the Colonel for Bravery. Died on leave in England.|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Age at death||24|
|Age at death from cemetery records||24|
|Place of burial||Cockermouth Cemetery (Plot E, Row NC, Grave No. 791), Cumberland|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William and Mary LONG, 19 Main Street, Cockermouth|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 4 May 1916; disembarked Suez, 10 June 1916.
Taken on strength of 5th Divisional Details, Tel el Kebir, 9 July 1916.
Embarked Alexandria, 2 August 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 8 August 1916.
Marched into 15th Training Bn, England, 21 August 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 11 November 1916; marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 12 November 1916.
Proceeded to unit, 22 November 1916; taken on strength of 60th Bn, 25 November 1916.
To 3rd Army School of Sniping, 9 July 1917; rejoined unit, 22 July 1917.
On leave to England, 2 October 1917; rejoined unit, 15 October 1917.
Promoted Scout Corporal, 2 August 1918.
Transferred to, and taken on strength of 59th Bn, 25 September 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 11 October 1918.
Died, 54 Bromley Street, Workington, 19 October 1918 (bronchial bronchitis).
Buried Cockermouth Urban Council Cemetery, 22 October 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, LONG William Arthur|