Name: Peter Neilson

 

Birth Date: 1891 Where: Clermont, Queensland
Died: Where:
Place of Enlistment: Mt Morgan, Queensland Age: 23
Serial Number: 389 Battalion: 26th
Rank on Enlistment: Private Rank on Discharge/Death: Sergeant

Awards: 1914 - 15 Star, British War Medal 1914 - 1920, Victory Medal, Military Medal, Distinguished Conduct Medal

 

Photograph Neilson

Service Details:

 

 

13 April

1915                      Enlisted

4 September

1915                      Embarked For Gallipoli

9 January

1916                      Alexandria, Egypt

21 March

1916                      France

6/7 June

1916                      Trench Raid

29 July – 27 Aug.

1916                      Pozieres (Sausage Valley)

4 August

1916                      Pozieres

6 September

1916                      Belgium

October

1916                      Ypres and Dernacourt

3 November

1916                      Battle of Ancres Heights & Fricourt

February

1917                      Warlencourt

March

1917                      Attack on Malt Trench

1 March

1917                      Recommended Military Medal

May

1917                      Battle of Bullecourt (Hindenburg Line)

June

1917                      Bapaume

August

1917                      Cassel

18 September

1917                      Ypres

30 September

1917                      Promoted Sergeant

1 April

1918                      Returned to Battalion

7 April

1918                      Dernacourt

20 April

1918                      Ville Sur-Ancre

May

1918                      Morlancourt

27 June

1918                      Villers-Bretonneux

8 August

1918                      Battle of Amiens

29 August

1918                      Somme

2 Sept

1918                      Mont St. Quentin

2 Sept

1918                      Wounded, Recommended DCM

11 November

1918                      Armistice

18 December

1918                      Retuned to Australia

11 April

1919                      Discharged

 

 

 

 

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