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William Francis NEILSON

Regimental number1466
Place of birthBairnsdale Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber hewer
AddressSwan Beach, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Neilson, Swan Beach, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date10 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Date of death20 December 1951
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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