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George Henry LONG

Regimental number6764
Place of birthForcett, Tasmania
SchoolThe Hutchins School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStorekeepers assistant
AddressCopping, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr G Long, Dunalley, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date31 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularNot any futher particulars known to us, neither places or particulars yet. His diary had not reached us and his letters contained no names or places. (Father)
FateKilled in Action 22 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23.4
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Margaret LONG, Dunalley, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsCousin to Lt Arthur Leonard Long, Australian Flying Corps.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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