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Sgt Noble C. "Red" Long
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1922
Pulaski County
Kentucky, USA
Death: 1945

His obituary from the July 29, 1948 Friday Caller (Plainfield, Indiana):

Final rites will be held Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Hampton mortuary for Sgt Noble C. "Red" Long, whose body recently arrived in the United States from overseas. Conducting the service will be the Rev Clarence Barr with the American Legion and VFW according him full military honors. Burial will be in Maple Hill. Sgt Long, 22 years of age, was killed in Europe in April 1944 [sic]. He had enlisted two years previously and served overseas with the 10th Armored Division of the famous Third Army. He was a graduate of Avon High School and was employed by Stark-Wetzel Company in Indianapolis when he entered the service. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Long; four sisters, Mrs. Stanley Pickett, Mrs. Everett Dickey, Mrs. Charles Thweatt and Miss Ruth Ann Long; three brothers, Vernon W. "Jack" Long, Clancy Long, and Richard Long; and the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Long.

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946

Name: Noble C Long
Birth Year: 1922
Race: White, citizen
Nativity State or Country: Kentucky
State: Indiana
County or City: Hendricks
Enlistment Date: November 11, 1942
Enlistment State: Indiana
Enlistment City: Fort Benjamin Harrison
Grade: Private
Source: Civil Life
Education: 4 years of high school
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 69
Weight: 139

The Kentucky Birth Index shows he was born in Pulaski County, Kentucky on August 10, 1922 to Sarah (Abbott) Long. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Shelva Long (1894 - 1973)
  Sarah Francis Abbott Long (1894 - 1980)
 
 Siblings:
  Clancy Lee Long (1912 - 2003)*
  Herschell Long (1914 - 1919)*
  Clarice Marie Long Pickett (1916 - 1989)*
  Vernon Wickliffe Long (1919 - 2014)*
  Audry Long (1920 - 1922)*
  Noble C. Long (1922 - 1945)
  Richard Allen Long (1929 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Sgt. Noble C. Long
Co. C 80th Med. BN Arm. D.
World War II
1922 — 1945
 
Note: 1945-May-10 Republican
 
Burial:
Maple Hill Cemetery
Plainfield
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: J.Sullivan
Record added: Jul 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28005927
Sgt Noble C. Red Long
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- Esther Kinder
 Added: Aug. 7, 2014
Thank you! May you be in God's loving care.
- Gina G.
 Added: Jul. 30, 2014

- J.Sullivan
 Added: May. 28, 2012
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