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William James NEILD

Regimental number630
Place of birthEchuca, Victoria
Other NamesNIELD (from Cemetery Details)
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressOldham Park, via Swan Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, G Neild, Oldham Park, via Swan Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
FateDied of wounds 27 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 36), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Agnes Isles NIELD, Oldham Park, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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