John (Jack) Neilson

Edited by : WelshMemorials Welsh Memorials to the Great War 09/05/2017

Date of Birth: 11/9/1890

Place Of Birth: Dublin

Date of Death: 9/5/1917

Gender: Male

Where buried: ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST. ELOI, Ffrainc/France

  • Date of birth - 11/9/1890

    Where? - Dublin

  • Date Enlisted - 11/11/1914

    Where? - Toronto

    Age - 24

    As - Volunteer

  • Ranks

  • Rank Date - N/A

    Rank - As Private

    Service - Byddin Canada/Canadian Army

    As - Canadian Infantry

    Service number - 55915

  • Awarded medal

  • Award date - 24/4/1917

    Was awarded - Type : British War Medal

  • Date of Death - 9/5/1917

    Where? - N/A


Family


  • Father - William Neilson
  • Mother - Esther Teresa Neilson
  • Other - Beumont Neilson
  • Brother - William James Neilson
  • Brother - Richard Neilson


Religion


  • Presbyterianism and Congregationalism


Additional Information


Parents lived in Glasgow. Step father lived at Gogarth, Llanidloes


Occupation prior to the war


  • Cement Block Maker