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William Alfred NELSON

Regimental number5159
Place of birthBroomehill Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressPost Office, Broome Hill, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, S Nelson, Broome Hill, Western Australia
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll15159
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Work near Morcourt on 10/11 August 1918
Recommendation date: 12 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

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