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Neil Robert NEILSON

Regimental number27766
Place of birthCaulfield Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address39 Mt Alexander Road, Flemington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, O Neilson, 39 Mt Alexander Road, Flemington, Victoria
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 15, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 8 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Oscar and Caroline NEILSON, 39 Mount Alexander Road, Flemington, Victoria. Native of North Melbourne
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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