|Place of birth||Vasa, Finland|
|Other Names||Alexander John|
|Other training||Sailor for 10 years|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Father, J E Long, Vasa, Finland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||11th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/28/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||11th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Taken on strength, 11th Bn, Gallipoli, 7 May 1915. Admitted to 2nd Field Ambulance, 28 July 1915 (diarrhoea); transferred to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 28 July 1915; to HM Fleet Sweeper 'Clacton', 29 July 1915, and transferred to Mudros; admitted to 26th Casualty Clearing Station, Lemnos, 29 July 1915. Embarked on HS 'Gascon', 30 July 1915; disembarked Alexandria and admitted to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Ghezireh, 2 August 1915 (dysentery); discharged to duty, 22 August 1915. Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 30 August 1915 (chest complaint); transferred to No. 1 Auxiliary Hospital, 30 August 1915 (influenza); discharged to duty, 11 September 1915. Admitted to No. 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 2 November 1915 (nervous breakdown); transferred to 1st Australian General Hospital, 10 December 1915 (injury to head); transferred to No. 3 Auxiliary Hospital, 10 December 1915.
Medical Report, 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, 30 November 1915, diagnosed goitre brought on by active service (strain and shock).
Embarked from Suez on HMT 'Wandilla' for invaliding to Australia and discharge, 13 December 1915; discharged, permanently unfit, 15 March 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal (file marked all returned, 30 September 1924).