Charles Neilson | Service Record


SurnameNeilson
First Name(s)Charles
Place of BirthEllon
Club(s)Aberdeen
ServiceBritish Army
RankCompany Sergeant Major
Service Number-
Previous Service Number(s)2284
Regiment or CorpsGordon Highlanders
Unit(s)1/5th (Buchan and Formartin) Battalion
Previous Regiment(s) or Corps-
Unit(s)-
Type of Casualty (If applicable)Killed in Action
Theatre of War (If applicable)Western European Theatre
Date of Death (If applicable)01/06/1916
Place of Death (If applicable)France and Flanders
Place of Burial/Commemoration (If applicable)Maroeuil British Cemetery
Grave/Memorial Reference (If applicable)I. F. 6.
Awards and Decorations
Citation(s)
Supplementary NotesBrother of former Aberdeen footballer James Hadden Neilson who also died during the conflict.
Son of James and Christina Neilson, of 7, Station Rd., Ellon, Aberdeenshire. His brother, Rolland M. also fell.