John Henry (Jack) NELSON

NELSON, John Henry

Service Numbers: 333224, VX44200
Enlisted: 6 February 1939, Dandenong, Victoria
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd/21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Warragul, Victoria, 13 February 1919
Home Town: Berwick, Casey, Victoria
Schooling: Hallam Valley Primary School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan), Hainan Island, Hainan Island, China, 4 June 1945, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Yokohama War Cemetery
Yokohama Hodogaya
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Berwick War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

6 Feb 1939: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, 333224, Dandenong, Victoria
6 Feb 1939: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, VX44200
1 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, VX44200
4 Jun 1945: Involvement Corporal, VX44200, 2nd/21st Infantry Battalion, Prisoners of War

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