Mozart Albert NASH


NASH, Mozart Albert

Service Numbers: 3882, 3882A
Enlisted: 8 September 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ipswich, Queensland, 10 February 1881
Home Town: Ipswich, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Died of wounds, Passchendaele, Belgium, 10 October 1917, aged 36 years
Cemetery: Poelcapelle British Cemetery
Plot LII, Row B, Grave No. 10
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ipswich Central Congregational Church Honour Board, Ipswich Central Congregational Church Pictorial Honour Roll, Ipswich Soldier's Memorial Hall Great War
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World War 1 Service

8 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3882, Brisbane, Queensland
31 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3882, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
31 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3882, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Brisbane
2 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 49th Infantry Battalion
7 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3882A, 49th Infantry Battalion, Messines, GSW (leg)
10 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3882A, 49th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

Pte. Mozart Albert NASH - SERN: 3882A

He enlisted in the Army of the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) on 8 September 1915 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. He was allocated to C Company, 3rd District Battalion with the rank of Private and allocated Service No: 3882

On the 1 Dec 1915 he was transferred to the 9th Reinforcements of the 25th Battalion. He embarked at Brisbane, on 31 Jan 1916, on board HMAT "Wandilla" for service in France. On arrival in France he was taken on strength of the 49th Battalion, 13th Infantry Brigade, 4th Division of the AIF. He was subsequently allotted the letter "A" to his service number.

On the 7 Jun 1917 he was wounded in action receiving a gun shot wound to his left leg. He rejoined his unit in the field on 13 Jun 1917.

On 10 Oct 1917 he was mortally wounded in action, at Passchendaele, Belgium, when an enemy artillery shell exploded above his dug-out during the Third Battle for Ypres.

His body was exhumed from the battlefield cemetery near Hell-Fire Corner and reburied, on 4 April 1923, in the Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium. (Plot 52. Row B. Grave 10.)

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