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John Alexander NELSON

Regimental number113
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address48 Victoria Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs Nellie Nelson, 48 Victoria Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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