John Wesley NEVINSON

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NEVINSON, John Wesley

Service Number: 3124
Enlisted: 12 July 1915, Bendigo, Vic.
Last Rank: Lance Sergeant
Last Unit: 57th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Golden Square State School, Victoria
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Bellicourt, France, 1 October 1918
Cemetery: Hargicourt British Cemetery
Plot I, Row L, Grave No. 6,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bendigo Webster Street Methodist Church Sunday School Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3124, 8th Infantry Battalion, Bendigo, Vic.
29 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3124, 8th Infantry Battalion
29 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3124, 8th Infantry Battalion, RMS Osterley, Adelaide
4 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 57th Infantry Battalion, Egypt
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3124, 57th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)
3 Feb 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 57th Infantry Battalion, France
1 Mar 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 57th Infantry Battalion, France
8 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 3124, 57th Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second)
28 Jul 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 57th Infantry Battalion, Belgium
25 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, SN 3124, 57th Infantry Battalion, Polygon Wood, SW to face and shoulder. Evacuated to UK. Rejoined unit 29 January 1918.
27 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, SN 3124, 57th Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux, Gassed. Evacuated to UK. Rejoined unit 19 September 1918.
1 Oct 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, SN 3124, 57th Infantry Battalion, Breaching the Hindenburg Line - Cambrai / St Quentin Canal
1 Oct 1918: Involvement SN 3124, 57th Infantry Battalion

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