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Hugh Benjamin LONGWORTH

Regimental number778
Place of birthGhinni Ghinni, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressGhinne Ghinne, Manning River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Frank Longworth, Ghinne Ghinne, Manning River, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll778A
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Jessie LONGWORTH
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 952 Pte George Alfred LONGWORTH, 1st Light Horse, returned to Australia, 23 December 1918; 1172 Pte Archibald Robert LONGWORTH, 5th Bn, Imperial Camel Corps, returned to Australia, 9 July 1919; 879 Pte Lachlan Francis LONGWORTH, 1st Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 21 November 1916.
Other details

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

Date of death27 October 1938
Age at death45
Place of burialWingham Cemetery, New South Wales

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