The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private W J Long


Private Walter James LONG, G/5048, "B" Company,  1st  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  killed in action, Flanders France, death presumed on or after 23rd April 1915, age 40. 

Born Minster, Kent, enlisted 16th December 1914, Dover, Kent, age 40, height 5ft 7 inches, weight 153lbs, resided Deal, Kent. Formerly carman.

Son of the late John and Jane Long, of Deal, Kent.

Husband of Elizabeth Long, of 12, Telegraph Road, Deal, Kent.

Postings - Home, 16th December 1914 to 16th February 1915; BEF, 17th February 1915 to 23rd April 1915.

6th April 1916, pension of 12/6 a week awarded to widow.

Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 45 and 47, Belgium.

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