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Howard Champion NIELD

Regimental number1629
Place of birthStrathalbyn South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressTarlee, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Fanny Nield, Salisbury, South Australia
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAwarded the Military Medal
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 135
Date: 11 December 1919

Family/military connectionsBrothers: Lt Arthur Restarick NIELD, Imperial Camel Corps, killed in action, Jericho, 11 April 1918; Lt Hugh Kingsley NIELD MC, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia; 2 others
Date of death19 August 1969

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