The AIF Project

Edwin Lawrence NEILSON

Regimental number27651
Place of birthCollingwood Victoria
Address111 Rupert Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, T Neilson, 111 Rupert Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Previous military service63rd Infantry
Enlistment date12 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name23rd Howitzer Brigade, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Date of death16 April 1973
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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