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Alfred Thorby LONG

Regimental number5139
Place of birthBombay India
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressWarren Road, East Katanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr A T Long Senior, East Katanning, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Valuable services at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: 30 July 1916

FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Alfred Thorley Long on NR

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 April 1987
Age at death87
Place of burialAllambie Park Cemetery, Albany, Western Australia

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