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Thomas Alfred NELSON

Regimental number1211
Place of birthPort Melbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBootmaker
Addressc/o Mrs Hainger, 1309 Punt Road, East Melbourne Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinJ A Nelson, Willis Grove, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 23 October 1918
Date of death16 August 1938

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