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Lieut Charles Richard Long
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1891
Boone County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1918
Amiens, France

Charles Richard Long was the son of Maples P. Long & Margaret Nancy "Bohannon" Long. He was reared in Afton, Ok., & Lowell, Arkansas. He attended high school at Spring-
dale, Arkansas. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church.
Charles was the grandson of Maples & Mahala "Atchley" Long; Henry & Amanda "Garrett" Bohannon. His parents celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniversary, at Rogers, Arkansas. Charles never married.
Charles entered St. Louis College of Physicians & Surgeons in 1912, and graduated in 1916. Dr. Charles Richard Long was of good character & a kind man. Charles was a mason.
He enlisted and was serving as a Military Doctor in an English hospital, then he was transferred to the actual scene of the war in France.
Three soldiers was ordered to relieve doctors on the
front line. This was April 19, 1918 at 6 A.M. Lieut. Charles came out of the line at 11 P.M. & while walking down to the road, was hit by a shell & killed. He was buried there with full military honors, in the presence of many of his doctor colleagues & the Divisional General in a military cemetery. One of the other Doctor's, Captain Palmer was also killed at that time, the other one, Lt. R. C. Eaton was severly hurt, but recovered.
Three years later, Lieut. Charles Long body was flown home from France and then from Camp Pike to Rogers. His service was held at the Presbyterian Church at 2:30 o'clock on Sunday, July 31st, 1921. The service was conducted by the local post of the American Legion, assisted by the pastor. Burial was in the Rogers Cemetery. 
Family links: 
  Maples Pleasant Long (1854 - 1935)
  Margaret Nancy Bohannon Long (1858 - 1939)
  Stella Louella Long Thompson (1875 - 1966)*
  William Edgar Long (1878 - 1951)*
  John Walter Long (1880 - 1962)*
  Minnie May Long White (1882 - ____)*
  Mahala Jane Long White (1885 - ____)*
  George Weber Long (1888 - 1961)*
  Charles Richard Long (1891 - 1918)
  Lloyd Lemuel Long (1893 - 1980)*
  Maples Helen Long Alexander (1896 - 1973)*
  Dewey Melton Long (1898 - 1970)*
*Calculated relationship
Rogers Cemetery
Benton County
Arkansas, USA
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Record added: Apr 03, 2008
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Lieut Charles Richard Long
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