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Unknown AWMM Kaikohe, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
Mr R.F. Neilson (father), Kaikohe, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
Sidney Neilson was the son of Robert Fergusson Neilson and Betty Neilson, of Kaikohe, Northland, New Zealand.
Born in Waimate and educated at Te Ahu Ahu School.
Worked as a boot repairer in Kaikohe.
His sporting interests were boxing and football.
Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM
- Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
- Kaikohe War Memorial Hall, Memorial Drive Kaikohe Far North AWMM
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- Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
- Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
- Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
WW2 12: WW2 142 AWMM
- Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, N.Z.: Returned Services Association. AWMM
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