|Place of birth||Port Albert, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Bowen Street, Oakleigh, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, W Neil, Bowen Street, Oakleigh, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Foster, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||22|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 15), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth NEIL. Native of Port Albert, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Admitted to 5th Field Ambulance, Gallipoli, 19 October 1915 (diarrhoea); transferred to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 20 October 1915; to Hospital Ship 'Nevasa', 20 October 1915; transferred to Malta, and admitted to Military Hospital, Valetta, 27 October 1915; to All Saints' Hospital, 20 November 1915; to Egypt (fit), 2 December 1915; disembarked Alexandria, 7 December 1915l to Overseas Base, Cairo, 7 December 1915.
Rejoined 7th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 9 January 1916.
Transferred to, and taken on strength of, 59th Bn, 24 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 6 July 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on file: 'Presumed Buried in No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, NEIL Leonard John James|