Reginald Arthur NELMES

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NELMES, Reginald Arthur

Service Number: 944
Enlisted: 16 February 1915
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Leichhardt, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Boilermaker
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli , Cannakale Province, Turkey, 22 August 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorialised at Lone Pine Memorial, and Roll of Honour Canberra
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hamilton St. Peter's Church Honor Roll, Hamilton Superior Public School Roll of Honour, Haymarket NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board, Leichhardt War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

16 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 944, 18th Infantry Battalion
25 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 944, 18th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '12' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Ceramic embarkation_ship_number: A40 public_note: ''
22 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 944, 18th Infantry Battalion, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Steve Larkins

Born in Gloustershire, England to parents Charles and Carrie NELMES.  AT the time of enlistment he was married to Edith NELMES, Waratah Road, Broadmeadow, Newcastle New South Wales.