(Service number 4/1533)
|First Rank||Sapper||Last Rank||Sapper|
|Date||27 June 1893||Place of Birth||Arrowtown|
|Address at Enlistment||Waiuta, Westland|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Alice NEYLON (mother), Waimate, South Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Engineers, Tunnelling Company|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Headquarters, No 3 Relief|
|Date||18 December 1915|
|Embarked From||Destination||Plymouth, Devon, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||New Zealand Engineers|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||6 July 1962||Age||69 years|
|Place of Death||Christchurch|
|Memorial or Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Norman Neylon was the son of William John and Alice (née Grigg) Neylon. He attended Arrowtown School. His brother Harold also served in World War I. Harold returned to Waimate, New Zealand in March 1919 per the Willochra. In 1921 he married Marjorie Elizabeth Purkiss.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [14 December 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [14 December 2018]; Timaru Herald, 5 March 1919 (Papers Past) [14 December 2018]
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