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Niels Magnus NIELSEN

Regimental number1707
Date of birth2 December 1889
Place of birthTownsville, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Mr Peter Nielsen, Aloomba via Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date23 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Cause of death: diabetes
Date of death12 June 1923
Age at death34
Place of burialGordonvale Cemetery, Queensland

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