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Neil NELSON

Regimental number5437
Place of birthMilbong Queensland
ReligionCongregational
OccupationSelector
AddressJuandah, via Miles, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinBrother, A Nelson, Roma Villa Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date2 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2/9/1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


'(Near Le Barque, 24-26 February 1917) Valuable services and devotion to duty as [a] guide.'
Recommendation date: 10 March 1917

FateKilled in Action 11 August 1918
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row G, Grave No. 14), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
57
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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