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Henry Walter NEILSON

Regimental number6845
Place of birthJennings New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWallangarra, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Jack Neilson, Wallangarra, Queensland
Enlistment date20 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 18), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Eliza NEILSON, The Post Office, Wallangarra, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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