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Neilson, James John, Karnac, Manitoba, Class of ’17 (B.S.A.). Military Service: Private, Reg. No. 871141, 183 Bn., trans. Can. Forestry Corps, served in France, discharged at Kingston in April 1919. Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “My worthy opponent, [J. J.] Neilsen, elected Secretary of athletics,” 1:3 Nov ’14.
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Undergraduate, J. J. Neilson, 871141, 26th Co., Can. Forestry Corps.
University of Manitoba, Archives and Special Collections, Managra, v. XI, No. 1 (Nov 1917), 9.