5th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
08/10/1918 (Died of Wounds)
William Long was born in the parish of Derryloran and lived at Milburn Street, Cookstown. He worked at Gunning’s Factory (Milburn) prior to enlisting with the 5th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in Omagh. His wife died in 1916 and his young daughter was cared for by relatives. William was seriously wounded and removed to the Casualty Clearing Station at Tincourt. He died there later that evening.