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Wilfred Harold NELSEN

Regimental number882
Place of birthClarendon South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngine-driver
AddressPell Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth A Nelsen, Pell Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Elizabeth NELSEN, 105 Pell Street, Railway Town, Broken Hill, New South Wales

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