|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||North Sydney, New South Wales|
|Address||6 Blue Street, North Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs E J Nelson, 6 Blue Street, North Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the Citizen Military Forces.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||Divisional Ammunition Column 4, Reinforcement 10|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||25/111/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||12th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Prior to enlistment, served at the German concentration camp, Holdsworthy, New South Wales, for 18 months. Was rejected at first attempt to enlist owing to bad teeth.|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 21835 Sapper Oscar NELSON, 3rd Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 18 July 1919; 7543 Pte Cecil Edward WARNE, 13th Bn, died of wounds, 27 June 1918.|
War service: embarked, 10 February 1917; disembarked Plymouth, 11 April 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 8 August 1917. Taken on strength, 12th Field Artillery Brigade from Australian General Base Depot, 14 August 1917.
Injured in the field (fractured right tibia; Court of Enquiry concluded 'injured accidentally'), 15 November 1917; admitted to 16th General Hospital, Le Treport, 18 November 1917; transferred to England, 28 November 1917; admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, 30 November 1917.
Discharged from No. 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, to No. 3 Convalescent Depot, 3 January 1918. Marched in to No. 1 Convalescent Depot, 12 September 1918.
Commenced return to Australia, 11 December 1918; disembarked Australia, 1 February 1919; discharged, 22 March 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalAlso served in World War II as N100386, Lance Corporal, Citizen Military Forces, 11 November 1940-10 October 1945 (total war service: 1282 days; no period abroad).
|Place of burial||Northern Suburbs Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales|