Description

Title: Honoured Grave – Hector Charles Long DCM. 40th Battalion, 10th Brigade, 3rd Division Australian Infantry Force. On the Somme 1916 – 1918

Author: McNeice, Roger OAM

Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

Publication Date: 2001

ISBN: 0646415778

Cover: Soft Cover without Dust Jacket – 28 pages

Comments: The biography of 699 Sergeant Hector Charles Long DCM of the 40th Battalion AIF. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for gallantry in combat in France in 1917.

Regimental number 699
Place of birth Hobart, Tasmania
School Private School, Tasmania
Religion Church of England
Occupation Carpenter
Address Hobart, Tasmania
Marital status Single
Age at embarkation 21
Next of kin Father, Charles Long, Barington Street, Newtown, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date 26 January 1916
Embarkation details Unit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll 40th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards) 

Distinguished Conduct Medal