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Private 22694 John LONG of 4th Bn., Worcestershire Regiment

Killed in Action Saturday 1st January 1916, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, age 37

Of:29 North Railway Street, Easington, County Durham
Born:1879, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Esther Long and Patrick Long of 6 Cheapside, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Boiler Coverer
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Turkey,   Sp. Mem. B. 96
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde


Brother of Lance Corporal 12202 Walter Long and Lance Corporal 20404 William Long.

Mrs Long, of Cheapside, Hyde, has given all her sons to the service of their country, and two of them have been killed, while another is a prisoner of war and a fourth has been seriously wounded. The latest victim is Private John Long, of the Worcestershire Regiment, who was killed in the Dardanelles on January 1. In July last [year] Mrs Long received a message from His Majesty congratulating her on having given her six sons to the service of the country.

Manchester Evening News, February 4th 1916, Page 2, Column 4.