Howard Champion NIELD MM

Badge Number: S14780, Sub Branch: St Morris

NIELD, Howard Champion

Service Number: 1629
Enlisted: 7 July 1915
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Crystal Brook, South Australia, 3 November 1891
Home Town: Tarlee, Clare and Gilbert Valleys, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: 19 August 1969, aged 77 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Memorials: Parkside Public School Roll of Honor, St Peters Spicer Memorial Church Stained Glass Window Honor Roll WW1 (1), Tarlee & District Roll of Honor WW1, Tarlee War Memorial, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

7 Jul 1915: Enlisted
18 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, 1629, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '1' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Geelong embarkation_ship_number: A2 public_note: ''
18 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, 1629, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Driver, 1629

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Biography contributed by Kathleen Bambridge

He was awarded his Military Medal by General Birdwood (UK) on 6 March 1920 in Adelaide.