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Walter Weise NEELD

Regimental number2651
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressBarmedman Road, Wyalong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, R Neeld, Barmedman Road, Wyalong, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5460 Pte Harry NEELD, 18th Bn, killed in action, 6 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 June 1954
Age at death62
Place of burialWest Wyalong Cemetery, New South Wales

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