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Charles John LONG

Regimental number806
Date of birth5 September 1895
Place of birthTasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSprent, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Long, Sprent, Tasmania
Enlistment date20 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


Recommendation date: 9 June 1916

FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Launceston Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: Sergeant James Bush LONG, Regimental No. 674, 2nd Pioneers, killed in action 13 May 1917
Other detailsWar Service: Egypt, France, Western Front
Date of death8 March 1995
Age at death99
Place of burialLaunceston, Tasmania

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