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Regimental number2406
Date of birth18 April 1898
Place of birthBirkenhead, Adelaide, South Australia
Place of birthBirkenhead, South Australia
SchoolLe Fevre Peninsula Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical engineer
AddressAlberton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Miss Constance Nielsen, c/o Mrs Young, Princess Street, Alberton, South Australia
Enlistment date19 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A55 Itria on 14 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Employment Company
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Discharge date--/03/1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5167 Sapper Claire Christian NIELSEN, 2nd Tunnelling Company, taken Prisoner of War, died in Germany, 16 November 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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