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Regimental number1974
Place of birthHill End, New South Wales
SchoolSubiaco State School, Western Australia
AddressKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Longmore, West Subiaco, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date28 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 242), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie LONGMORE, 48 Commercial Road, West Subiaco, Western Australia. Native of Hill End, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin to John Ashton buried at Lemnos.

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