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Rupert William LONG

Regimental number5147
Place of birthWarracknabeal Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressMinlaton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Miss G E Long, Minlaton, South Australia
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1568 Driver Raymond Spurgeon LONG, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 8 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 August 1954
Age at death60
Place of burialNorth Road Church of England Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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