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William Joseph LONG

Regimental number4823
Place of birthWest Kentish Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address161Farrell Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr C Long, 161 Farrell Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date11 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death7 February 1967

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