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James Wilson NEELY

Regimental number5397
Place of birthPort Melbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway ganger
AddressCrisp Avenue, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinSister, Mrs Stevens, 14 Liardet Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 February 1936
Age at death56
Place of burialArarat Cemetery, Victoria

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