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Edward James LONG

Regimental number9171
Date of birth--/03/1883
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMerchant
AddressAustralia Hotel, George Street, West Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, James Aug Long, Castlereagh Street, P O, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameDermatological Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/69/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 22 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollArmy Provost Corps
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF1 ANZAC Provost Corps
Promotion date: 25 July 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: Provost Corps
Promotion date: 1 January 1917

Captain


Unit: Provost Corps
Promotion date: 24 September 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Officer of the Order of the British Empire


Recommendation date: 4 February 1919

FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919
Medals

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

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