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Neil (Cornelius) English


Service No. 5378

Rank Private

Other Ranks Corporal

Unit 12 Battalion

Other Units 17th Reinforcement

Town Obi Obi, Conondale via Landsborough

Date of Birth 16 February 1891

Place of Birth Ipswich

Date Enlisted 17th January 1916

Ship Sailed On SS Hawkes Bay

Date Ship Sailed 20th April 1916

Sent to France 15 August 1916

Sent to Field Hospital France with “Trench Foot” 2 February 1917

Sent to Hospital England 25 February 1917

Discharged Hospital 16 June 1917

Returned to France 28 November 1917

Wounded in France 17 April 1918

Rejoined Unit in France 8 June 1918

Promoted to Lance Corporal 24 August 1918

Promoted to Corporal 23 November 1918

Returned to England from France 25 April 1919

Returned to Australia 5 August 1919

Discharged 19 September 1919

Date of Death 24th June 1953


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