Owen Douglas NELSON

Regimental number1417
Place of birthLucknow, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSingleridge, via Molong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMrs S Ward, Mothei, Singleridge, via Molong, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 January 1916
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Photo: Andrew Richardson
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

Death attributed to War Service.
Miscellaneous detailsSee 1777 O.D. NELSON for second period of service.
Date of death26 February 1947
Age at death50
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, NELSON Owen Douglas