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Neil Neilsen

Private

14th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Pennsylvanica
  • Planted By: Unknown
  • Plaque: 2919a

Additional Info

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Biography

Neil Neilsen enlisted in Melbourne, Victoria at the age of 22 on the 15th of July 1915. He had been born in Portland, Victoria, was single, and was employed as a Labourer. He volunteered and was stationed with the 14th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement as Regimental number 3103. He was taken Prisoner in Germany and transferred to Holland to be interrred in a Prisoner of War Camp. He returned to Australia on the 17th of June 1919. Tree number 2919a.

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour