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John NELSON

Regimental number5421
Place of birthLiverpool England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway fitter
AddressDoughboy Street, Murrindie, New South Wales
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, H Nelson, 54 Adelaide Street, Liverpool, England
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of burialLebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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