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Oscar Horace NELSON

Regimental number2470
Place of birthBrompton South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Nelson, Frost Street, Brompton, South Australia
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot IV, Row H, Grave No. 6), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
146
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Johannah NELSON. Native of South Australia

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