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Cornelius NELSON

Regimental number1564
Date of birth1883
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Joyce Bros, Greendale, via Grenfell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinJ Nelson, Wellington Parade, East Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date30 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, H Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Enlisted under the name of Cornelius NELSON. True name James GLENNON
Other detailsSon of James and Mary Elizabeth (nee Ryan) Glennon
Date of death20 November 1938
Age at death54
Place of burialThe Necropolis, Spring Vale, Victoria on 22 November 1938

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