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John NEELY

Regimental number1593
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Charlotte Neely, 41 Molesworth Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date9 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8-9 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialJohnstone Jolly (Special Memorial 12), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest Alexander and Charlotte NEELY, 41 Malesworth Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 475 Pte James NEELY, 24th Bn, killed in action, 29 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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