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Geo Hamilton Peter NELSON

Regimental number251
Place of birthSale, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
Address51 Chomley Street, East Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Nelson, 51 Chomley Street, East Prahran, Victoria
Enlistment date21 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of disease 31 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 77), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Sarah NELSON, 4 Kilmartin Street, Essendon, Victoria

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