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William Martinus NILSON

Regimental number2310
Place of birthHutton Lane, Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolLeichhardt State School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressWedd Street, Spring Hill, Briwbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Nilson, Wedd Street, Springhill, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date24 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 5 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Company, Imperial Camel Corps
FateKilled in Action 8 November 1917
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
10
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hans Theodore and Mary NILSON, 12 Wedd Street, Spring Hill, Brisbane, Queensland

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