Captain Andrew Shennan Neilson DSO Distinguished Service Order

Service Number 219046


Campaign:

World War 2


Died:

16.7.1944

Aged 23
Died of Wounds, Attached 2nd Batallion Coldstream Guards
Buried at Assisi War Cemetery, Italy. III, F, 20
Son of Doctor Andrew Shennan Neilson and Hettie Ruthin Neilson
Educated at Cheltenham College.

Memorial(s):

Country Location Name of Memorial Campaign Names Date(s)
Italy St Mark's, Via Maggio 16, 50125 Firenze, Italy St Marks Church, Florence World War 2
Andrew Neilson 16-7-1944 View

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