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Roy Alfred NELSON

Regimental number1750
Place of birthKentown South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationClerk
Address65 William Street, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E M Nelson, 65 William Street, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death10 January 1966

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