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Charlie Alexander NELSON

Regimental number2437
Place of birthSpringvale Victoria
Other NamesCharles Alexander
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressSpring Vale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Fred Nelson, Spring Vale Road, Spring Vale, Victoria
Enlistment date30 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 June 1917
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 12), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
128
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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