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Earl NEYLAND

Regimental number871A
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDealer
AddressBirchip, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Jno. Neyland, Birchip, Victoria
Enlistment date2 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A21 Marere on 16 August 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll871
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollDepot Stores
FateReturned to Australia 13 January 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 462 Pte Edward Pringle NEYLAND, 9th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 19 January 1919; 1096 Pte Lindsay Rupert NEYLAND, 13th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 12 April 1916; 5069 Pte Colin Ritchie NEYLAND, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919.
Other detailsMedals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 September 1946
Place of burialBendigo Cemetery

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