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Cyril Owen NEILSON

Regimental number20152
Place of birthGlebe, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineering draughtsman
AddressGreenwell Point, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Alice Neilson, Greenwell Point, Nowra, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameCavalry Divisional Signal Squadron 1, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 7 September 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st New Zealand Wireless Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 22 March 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 July 1959
Place of burialEastern Suburbs Memorial Park Cemetery

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