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Joseph NELSON

Regimental number2225
Place of birthWigan England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLengthsman
AddressCrown Hotel, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinBt, John Thomas Nelson, Haigh Hall near Wigan, Lancashire,England
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917

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