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Nicholas Ernest NEILL

Regimental number1379
Place of birthSunday Creek, Broadford, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSoldier
AddressElsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, A Neill, 'Wakool', Allison Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date1 March 1918
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 27 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialGlasgow Western Cemetery (Row N, Grave No. 5), Necropolis, Scotland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Abraham and Agatha NEILL, 'Wakool', Allison Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6620 Bombardier Thomas NEILL, 2nd Division Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 16 March 1919.
Other detailsMedal: British War Medal

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