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George Espen Neilson

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Neighbour, E.W. - Nelson, C.A. (CC BY John Halpin 2010)

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Neighbour, E.W. - Nelson, C.A. (CC …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Espen AWMM
  • Surname
    Neilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 21311 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 July 1893 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Ada Florence Neilson (wife), care of F.S. Yates, Ewen Street, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 23 September 1916 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 21311 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Accountant/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Neilson was the son of Jean Neilson, of Brown St., Auckland, New Zealand, and the late Charles Neilson; husband of Ada F. Neilson, of Paerata, Auckland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 August 1917 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Pont-D'Achelles Military Cemetery, Nieppe, Nord, France AWMM I. E. 9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • All Saints Church, 284 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby Auckland 1011 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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