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William Maurice NELSON

Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeaman
Address140 Lord Street, Newtown, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27 years 6 months
Height5' 7.5"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs May Elizabeth Nelson, 14 Lord Street, Newtown, Manly, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in Auckland Mounted Rifles
Enlistment date11 September 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (New South Wales)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1918
Discharge date26 December 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Darwin', 15 November 1918; disembarked Sydney, 26 December 1918; discharged, 26 December 1918.
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, NELSON William Maurice

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