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John Christopher NIELSON

Regimental number1765
Place of birthMoonee Ponds Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Address21 Thomas Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Nielson, Raleigh Street, Essendon, Victoria
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 8 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919

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