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Full Name
Neil Sellars
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
Neil
Surname
Sellars
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
24/275
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Next of Kin
Neil Sellars (father), Gorge Road, Southland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Kotuku, Otira Line, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
2nd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
A Company
Embarkation Date
9 October 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
652
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion, 3rd
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
14 June 1916
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France
Grave Reference
II. B. 180.
Biographical Notes
Neil Sellars was the son of the late Neil and Jane Ann Sellars.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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