The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private T I Long


Private Thomas Iggulden LONG, G/11316, 10th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, (gun shot wound to the spine), Flanders, France, 10.30pm, 21st January 1917.

Born Birchington, Kent,

Next of Kin (sister), Brother of Mrs. Katherine Stroud, of 31, Denmark Road, Ramsgate, Kent. Brothers William John Long, Minster Infirmary, Minster, Kent; John William Long, 100 Upper Milton Road, Gillingham, Kent. Sisters Alice Agnes Kidd, 2 Cranborne Villas, Victoria Road, New Barnet; Mary Ann Castle, 26 High Street, Roehampton, SW.

Enlisted 9th November 1915, Margate, Kent, age 39, height 5ft 7 inches, weight 146lbs.  Resided 5 Grange Rd Margate, Kent. Formerly coachman.

8th October 1916, Whilst on Active Service, absenting himself without leave, 14th October 1916, tried by Court Martial, guilty, sentenced to 60 days Field Punishment No.1., awaiting trial 5 days.

Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, X. D. 28A., Belgium.

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