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Albert Ernest NELSON

Regimental number4864
Place of birthCoonabarabran New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressTiverton, Gilgandra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, R J Nelson, Tiverton, Gilgandra, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 May 1924
Age at death29
Place of burialGilgandra Cemetery, New South Wales

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