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Neville WANLISS

Regimental number531
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressRedan Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Wanliss, Redan Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date26 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt Colonel David Sydney WANLISS CMG, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1918; Nephew: Captain Harold Boyd WANLISS DSO, 14th Bn, killed in action, 26 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 January 1962

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