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William Walford NELSON

Regimental number2238
Place of birthBeeac Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMain Street, Beeac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr James Nelson, Main Street, Beeac, Victoria
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 October 1967
Age at death76
Place of burialBeeac Cemetery, Victoria

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