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William Pollock NEILSON

Regimental number4176
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Dora Neilson, Maude Street, Newstead, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row J, Grave No. 3), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Paretns: John and Ann NEILSON; husband of Dora NEILSON, Ridge Street, Greenslopes, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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