Henry Nelson MERSON


MERSON, Henry Nelson

Service Number: 923
Enlisted: 25 March 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Lyttleton, New Zealand, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Storeman
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 August 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Midland Railway Workshops Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

25 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 923, 24th Infantry Battalion
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 923, 24th Infantry Battalion
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 923, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Peter Rankin

He served under the alias of Henry Nelson.