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William Mathew LONGWILL

Regimental number1898
Place of birthWarwick, Queensland
SchoolToowoomba Grammar School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation mnager
AddressWarwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J Longwill, Old Sandgate Road, Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 8 October 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt William Matthew Longwill on NR
Place of death or woundingBellicourt, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Lucy LONGWILL, Old Sandgate Road, Albion, Queensland. Native of Warwick, Queensland

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