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Walter John Clinton NELSON

Regimental number3843
Place of birthClinton South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressUndalya, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Nelson, Undalya, South Australia
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 February 1918
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row L, Grave No. 302), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Agnes NELSON, Undalya, South Australia. Native of Clinton, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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