Regimental number2043
Place of birthNorwich, Norfolk, England
SchoolNelson Street School, Norwich, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMrs Sarah Nelson (mother), 159 Heigham Street, Norwich, Norfolk, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Nelson, 159 Heigham Street, Norwich, Norfolk, England
Enlistment date22 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 27 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied as a result of accident 18 June 1916
Place of death or woundingRouen, France
Age at death22
Place of burialBoisguillaume Communal Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 6A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal