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Thomas Donald Neilson

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Thomas Donald Neilson
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 19 Jan 1915
Place of Birth Armadale, Western Australia
Death 17 Jan 1999, aged 84
Place of Death Armadale, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 27 years, 6 months
Description 5'10" (1.78m) tall ; ; dark complexion ; brown eyes ; black hair ; scar on left leg
Occupation Barman
Religion Presbyterian
Address Railway parade, Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Mother , Mrs Mary Neilson
Military Information
Reg Number W9130 & WX29941
Date of Enlistment 17 Dec 1941
Rank Sergeant
Unit/Formation 16th Australian Infantry Battalion (Cameron Highlanders Regiment)
Military Movement
1st Departure from Australia
Journey Dates 21 Nov 1944
Journey Dates ‒ 14 Sep 1945
Post War Details
Medals 1939-45 Star
Pacific Star
Defence Medal
War Medal 1939-45
Australian Service Medal 1939-45



Pre War

War Service

Enlisted in the CMF on 6 Mar 1941 and served with the 10th Australian Garrison Battalion and the 16th Australian Infantry Battalion. Thomas then joined the AIF on 13 Jul 1942.


Discharged on 28 Mar 1946

Post War

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