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Poinitz Valdimer NEILSON

Regimental number358
Place of birthDevonport, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs Neilson, East Devonport, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 8"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, T Neilson, East Devonport, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the 91st Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentPontville, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Medals

Discharge date31 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Port Sydney', 26 October 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 2 December 1918; discharged, Tasmania, 31 January 1919.

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, NEILSON Poinitz Valdimer

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