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Cecil NEIL

Regimental number29990
Place of birthMaryborough Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationButcher
Address'Inverness', Sheppard Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J Neil, 'Inverness', Sheppard Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 120
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).
Recommendation date: 4 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 August 1966

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