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William Ernest NIELSON

Regimental number2423
Place of birthMylor, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWood-cutter
AddressAldgate, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Charles Nielson, Aldgate, South Australia
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 July 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Neilsen on NR
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXII, Row D, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Marian NIELSEN

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