Lieutenant Alexander Robert Neilson

New Zealand Rifle Brigade

Died: Thursday 28 March 1918 (aged 30)

Connected records

Record:
NEILSON, ALEXANDER ROBERT
Additional information:
Son of Robert Neilson, of Ohaeawai, Bay of Islands, New Zealand.
Cemetery:
ST. POL BRITISH CEMETERY, ST. POL-SUR-TERNOISE
Cemetery/memorial reference:
II. A. 3.
Country:
New Zealand

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Name:
Captain Neilson
Context:
other
Date:
25 Mar 1918
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 7 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 227)
Name:
Captain Neilson
Context:
other
Date:
26 Mar 1918
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 7 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 228)
Name:
Captain Neilson
Context:
Date:
27 Mar 1918
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 7 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 230)
Name:
Captain W Neilson
Context:
Missing in action
Date:
24 Mar 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Highland Light Infantry (page 264)