Emery L. Long, World War II CasualtyPorter County Data on World War II Casualties . . . .

Emery L. Long
Private First Class, 79th Infantry Division
Date of Birth: May 7, 1918
Date of Death: September 14, 1944
Burial: Chesterton Cemetery, Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana
Cause of Death: Killed in Action (France)
Date of Enlistment: June 11, 1942
Hometown: Chesterton

Newspaper Notices:

Emery Long Is Killed

Another Porter county man has paid the supreme sacrifice in World War 2.

Pfc. Emery L. Long, 26, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Long of Chesterton was killed in action in France on September 14, according to a telegram received Saturday by his parents from the War Department.

Pfc. Long had been overseas since April last, and participated in the D-Day invasion in France on June 6 as a member of the 79th Infantry Division.

A twin brother of the dead soldier is in the armed forces in New Guinea. Other survivors include a brother, Elmer Long, and two sisters, Mrs. Irene Glassman and Grace Long.
Source: The Vidette-Messenger, Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana; October 2, 1944; Volume 18, Page 1, Column 7

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Information abstracted and transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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