Neil NALTY

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NALTY, Neil

Service Number: 3280
Enlisted: 21 July 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 10 December 1893
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, France, 4 December 1916, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Picardie
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

21 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
27 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3280, 12th Infantry Battalion
27 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3280, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
4 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3280, 52nd Infantry Battalion

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Biography

"THE LATE PRIVATE N. NALTY.

Mrs. W. G. Staker, of 270, Pirie-street, city, has been notified by the military authorities that Private Neil Nalty was killed in action on December 4. Private Nalty sailed for Egypt in October, 1915, and went with the first Australians to France. He was well known in the east end of the city for his happy disposition, and was most highly respected by a large circle of friends." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 13 Jan 1917 (nla.gov.au)

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