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Nelson SING

Regimental number1830
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoat builder
Addressc/o Marine Board, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Percy Sing, c/o Marine Board, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularRoHC lists middle name as James.
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1918
Place of death or woundingBeltheem Farm, France
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBeaurevoir Communal Cemetery British Extension (Row A, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of James SING; husband of Ada SING, 'Laurel', Banksia Road, Bankstown, New South Wales
Other details

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

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