Richard George Long Born 30 August 1920 - Died 13 January 1951 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number248437 AWMM203631 AWMM Also known as ForceAir Force AWMM Last rankWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery AWMMWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMMJayforce, 1945-1948 AWMMKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Lay a poppy Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malay … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesRichard George AWMM SurnameLong AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number248437 AWMM203631 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth30 August 1920 AWMM Place of birthDunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesDunedin, New Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMStoreman AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMHoward Road, Taradale, New Zealand AWMMUnknown AWMMAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs K. Long (mother), Pacific House, Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand AWMMMrs K. Long (mother), Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMMJayforce, 1945-1948 AWMMKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Campaigns ForceAir Force AWMM Service number248437 AWMM203631 AWMM Military unitsNew Zealand Army AWMM1942-1943 AWMM2 New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) 1943-45 AWMM Military serviceNew Zealand Army AWMM1942-1943 AWMM2 New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) 1943-45 AWMM Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsNew Zealand Operational Service Medal AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMM10 December 1950 AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery AWMMGunner AWMM10 December 1950 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force, JayForce AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force AWMMWarrant Officer Class 2 AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery AWMMWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Served with 2 New Zealand Expeditionary Force 1942-43Served with Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) 1943-45Served with Kayforce 1950-51Educated at King Edward Technical College, Dunedin. During WWII he served with the artillery in the Pacific, 1942-43. In 1943-45 he trained as a pilot in the Air Force in New Zealand and Canada. After the war he was a farmer at Taradale, near Napier.1942 onwards he had been in the grocery business at Ponsonby.Warrant Officer Long was killed in an ambush at Samnangjin-ni.Prime Minister Helen Clark and Defence Minister Mark Burton presented the New Zealand Operational Service Medal (NZOSM) to next of kin of New Zealanders who were killed or died in military operations since 1945 at a ceremony at Parliament 3 September 2003.The New Zealand Operational Service Medal was received on his behalf by his cousin Mrs Lois Burleigh of Wellington. AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death30 AWMM Date of death13 January 1951 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathSamnangjin-ni, Korea AWMM Death notesSamnangjin-ni, thirty-three kilometres south of Miryang on the main Miryang-Pusan Road, Korea AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameUnited Nations Cemetery, Pusan, Korea AWMM Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo. AWMM Memorial reference ObituaryNew Zealand Herald, 17 January 1951, p. 6. AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Richard George Long by laying a poppy. Reginald Colville Long Reginald Whitworth Long Richard George Long Richard John Long Robert Long Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Richard George Long Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksNew Zealand Defence Force. Roll of Honour. Personnel who have died on operational service since 3 September 1945.http://medals.nzdf.mil.nz/info/roll-of-honour/index.htmlSources UsedNew Zealand in the Korean War. NZHistory online.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-warFurther Reference DocumentsK-Force nominal roll : embarked for Korea on 'Ormonde' on 10 December 1950 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 9: WW2 235 AWMMMcGibbon, I.C. (1992-1996). New Zealand and the Korean War (Vols. 1-2). Auckland, N.Z.; Wellington, N.Z.: Oxford University Press in association with the Historical Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs. AWMMpp. 67-8, 77, 406, 424 n13 AWMMMartyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMMVol. 3 p. 615 ref  AWMM17 January 1951, p. 6. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.