Joseph William NELSON


NELSON, Joseph William

Service Number: 1907
Enlisted: 28 August 1915
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia , date not yet discovered
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Wounds, Belgium, 26 September 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood
Plot XVIII, Row B, Grave 4
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1907, 31st Infantry Battalion
3 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1907, 31st Infantry Battalion
3 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1907, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane
27 May 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant
21 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant
29 Aug 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 15th Infantry Battalion
1 Jan 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 15th Infantry Battalion

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