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William John NEELY

Regimental number4864
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCattle driver
AddressLaurel Street, Willoughby, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr A J Neely, Laurel Street, Willoughby, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 October 1947
Age at death49
Place of burialNowra Cemetery, New South Wales

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