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Full Name
Samuel Neels
Forename(s)
Samuel
Surname
Neels
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
4/655
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
  • Sergeant
  • Sergeant
Next of Kin
Mrs A.R. Neels, Rotherhithe, Brighton Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Defence Office, Helensville, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
  • 4th Reinforcements
  • Indulgence Passenger
Embarkation Unit
  • Field Engineers
  • Invalids proceeding to England for treatment
Embarkation Date
  • 17 April 1915
  • 22 March 1917
Place of Embarkation
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
  • Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo
  • Marama
Destination
  • Suez, Egypt
  • England
Nominal Roll Number
  • Vol1
  • 61
Page on Nominal Roll
  • 533
  • 3
Wounds and Diseases
1917 sent to UK as a discharged soldier in receipt of a pension for the purpose of undergoing an operation in consequence of deformity of lower jaw
Archives NZ source
Military personnel file
NZETC
New Zealand Electronic Text Collection topic page
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918

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