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Daniel William Neil

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Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of Memories, Auckland War Memorial Museum on Anzac Day 1999 in memory of those who died in Greece. - This image may be subject to copyright

Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Daniel William AWMM
  • Surname
    Neil AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    1784 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1904 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 40 Mathieson's Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Thelma E. Neil (wife), 40 Mathieson's Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    1784 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Daniel Neil was the son of Daniel William Neil and of Margaret Neil (nee McDonald), of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand; husband of Thelma E. Neil, of Christchurch, New Zealand.

      Attended Marist brothers' School, Timaru and later Sacred Heart College, Auckland in 1919 AWMM
    • My grandfather, Daniel, had 3 daughters, Beverley and Dale who were twins, and Lois, the youngest daughter. Beverley (Lye) had two sons, Tony and Michael, Dale (Kerr) had two daughters, Angela (Herd) and Vicki (Falvey), and Lois (Tabb) has one daughter, Lesley (Burgess), and two sons, Ashley and Jeremy. Public - Lesley - Direct descendant - 28 April 2020 - Personal knowledge
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 April 1941 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    GreeceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Confortare. Auckland, N.Z.: Sacred Heart College. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 132 AWMM
    • Confortare. Auckland, N.Z.: Sacred Heart College. AWMM
      In Memoriam: Confortare, July 2013 p. 14 includes portrait AWMM

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28 April 2020LesleySwannanoa, New ZealandDirect descendant

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