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Patrick James NELSON

Regimental number1157
Place of birthYan Yean Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressYan Yean, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs E. Nelson, Doreen Post Office, Doreen, Victoria
Enlistment date1 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian and New Zealand Cyclists' Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Place of burialFaulkner Cemetery, Victoria

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