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David NELSON

Regimental number5158
Place of birthBelfast Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway line repairer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs M E Nelson, Korong Vale, Victoria
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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