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Henry LONG

Regimental number27195
Place of birthMurchison, Victoria
SchoolMurchison State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLockhart, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, R Woodward, Brookong Street, Lockhart, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 20
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHis grandfather the late W Lennox of Geelong (he was one of the oldest residents) served in Crimea War and gained medals of distinction.
FateDied of wounds 31 July 1917
Place of death or woundingZillebeke, near Ypres, Belgium
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery Enclosure No. 2 (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 21), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Elizabeth LONG
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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