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John Wm NIELSEN

Regimental number2777
Place of birthWestport New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer and blacksmith
Address'Valetta', Greville Street, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Rita Nielsen, 'Valetta', Greville Street, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name7th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917
Date of death17 May 1950
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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