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Frank David NELSON

Regimental number2416
Place of birthPort Pirie South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCabinetmaker
AddressRose Street, Mile End, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Nelson, Rose Street, Mile End, South Australia
Enlistment date23 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21 years 10 months
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row A, Grave No.56), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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