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Allan Begg NELSON

Regimental number3178
Place of birthBrunswick Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressLeongatha, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ruby Nelson, Roughead Street, Leongatha, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2963 Pte Bruce Igguildon NELSON, 38th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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