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Christie NIELSEN

Regimental number1104
Date of birth9 August 1892
Place of birthAloomba, Queensland
Other NamesNIELSEN, Christopher
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAloomba via Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mette Maria Nielsen, Aloomba via Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date16 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
FateReturned to Australia
Discharge date25 April 1917
Other detailsServed at Gallipoli from May to December, 1915. Was severely wounded in the middle-east on 11th August 1916.
Date of death5 May 1964 - Cairns, Queensland
Place of burialCairns Martyn Street Cemetery

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