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Edward Glass NELSON

Regimental number4428
Place of birthSale, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinLily Nelson, 989 President Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 6 Tunnelling Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 1 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Susanna NELSON
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 July 1934
Age at death59
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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