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James NELSON

Regimental number5732
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address24 Byron Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs F Nelson, 24 Byron Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 May 1917
Date of death7 February 1927
Place of burialFootscray Cemetery

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