Regimental number1968
Place of birthVictoria
AddressWeering, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Nelson, Hospital, Wendouree, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emily NELSON. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 November 1939
Age at death54
Place of burialSprinvgale Crematorium, Victoria