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Albert LONG

Regimental number2476
Place of birthEvandale Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressTurners Marsh, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Long, Turners Marsh, Tasmania
Enlistment date4 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Striking courage and valuable services in rescuing wounded under heavy fire' (Boursies 8-13 April 1917).
Recommendation date: "14 April 1917

Bar to Military Medal


'Courage and devotion to duty in bringing in and attending to the wounded' (Lagnicourt 15 April 1917).
Recommendation date: 18 April 1917"

FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
Date: 11 October 1917

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