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Nelson C    Pte    971

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Nelson C    Pte    971    Carlyle              6 Inf Bn    19    Tailor    Single    Meth       

Address:    Kensington, Bayswater Rd, 15   

Next of Kin:    Nelson, Thomas, father, 15 Bayswater Rd, Kensington   

Enlisted:    18 Aug 1914       

Embarked:     A20 Hororata 10 Oct 1914   


Relatives on Active Service

Nelson-H-2nd-Air-Mechanic-3405  brother died of illness

Nelson T A Driver 2316 father

Nelson S I A Pte 4857 brother

Nelson T W G Driver 2287 brother

Cpl F Warne, cousin, enl NSW


Essendon Gazette 19 August 1915


Privates C. Maddigan (Kensington), C. Nelson (Kensington), and V. A. D. McPhee (Essendon) are reported to be ill.


One Thousand Days with the AIF


Mentioned in this publication

Article about Nelson T A Driver 2316  mentioning his sons on active service.

Wrote a statement for the Australian Red Cross about a missing soldier: Johnson C F Pte 951


Carl Nelson welcomed home at an entertainment for soldiers at the Moonee Ponds Town Hall.

OUR SOLDIERS. (1918, May 16). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor,

Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 -

1918), p. 5 Edition: Morning. Retrieved June 12, 2012, from




War Service Commemorated

Kensington Methodist Church

Patriotic Concert 1914

Regimental Register

“Send off to the Essendon Boys”

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