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Andrew Douglas NELSON

Regimental number2620
Place of birthKent England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSteward
Address138 Corunna Road, Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, John James Nelson, 19 Balhamgrove, Balham, Surrey, England
Enlistment date26 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death30 September 1928

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