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Alec James NELSON

Regimental number14589
Place of birthPetersham New South Wales
Address'Petersham', Malvern Road, Toorak, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Nelson, 'Petersham', Malvern Road, Toorak, Victoria
Previous military service21st Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919

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