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Leonard Howard NEILSEN

Regimental number20850
Place of birthGundiah Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGundiah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, D C E Neilsen, Gundiah, Queensland
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 33rd Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 25 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 16), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: D. and Rachel NEILSEN, Mountain View, Gundiah, Queensland. Native of Tiaro, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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