We remember Richard Anacletus Nelson

We remember Richard Anacletus Nelson

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth Petersburg South Australia Australia Source:9104040 Source:9101062 11th July 1893
1915
service Australian Imperial Force Private 4240 1st Brigade 2nd Battalion Source:9101062 11th August 1915 - 1st November 1915
1915
enlistment Adelaide SA Australia Source:9101062 11th August 1915
1915
service Australian Imperial Force Acting Corporal 4240 3rd Brigade 10th Battalion Source:9101062 1st November 1915 - 25th February 1916
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Private 4240 13th Brigade 50th Battalion Source:9101062 25th February 1916 - 12th March 1916
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Corporal 4240 13th Brigade 50th Battalion Source:9101062 12th March 1916 - 15th July 1916
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Lance Sergeant 4240 13th Brigade 50th Battalion Source:9101062 15th July 1916 - 14th August 1916
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Sergeant 4240 13th Brigade 50th Battalion Source:9101062 14th August 1916 - 10th October 1917
1916
hospitalisation Wounded in Action Hospital/Institution Source:9101062 7th November 1916 - 12th September 1917
1917
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:9101062 26th September 1917
1917
service Australian Imperial Force Second Lieutenant 4240 13th Brigade 50th Battalion Source:9101062 10th October 1917 - 7th November 1917
employment Locomotive Cleaner Source:9101063
1917
death Killed in Action Accidentally killed by bomb explosion while walking over unexploded bombs during time off at bombing school. Albert Belgium Source:9101062 7th November 1917
burial Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Albert Belgium Plot VI. F. 25 Source:9101062
sibling Tom J Nelson Source:9101062
sibling Mick Nelson Source:9101062
sibling P Nelson Source:9101062

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Richard Anacletus
Initials RA
Last Name Nelson
Source 9101063
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Australian Imperial Force 4240 13th Brigade 50th Battalion Private
Australian Imperial Force 4240 13th Brigade 50th Battalion Corporal
Australian Imperial Force 4240 13th Brigade 50th Battalion Lance Sergeant
Australian Imperial Force 4240 13th Brigade 50th Battalion Sergeant
Australian Imperial Force 4240 1st Brigade 2nd Battalion Private
Australian Imperial Force 4240 3rd Brigade 10th Battalion Acting Corporal
Australian Imperial Force 4240 13th Brigade 50th Battalion Second Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Annie O'halloran Nelson mother
Patrick Nelson father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Tom J Nelson brother
Mick Nelson brother
P Nelson brother
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Medium Blue Dark
DateHeightSource
1915 5'5"
Religion
DateReligionSource
Roman Catholic

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
First Australian Imperial Force Personnel Dossier Index 1914-1968 Transcription Jess120243
Australian Imperial Force Embarkation Roll 1914-1918 Transcription Jess120243
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Jess120243
South Australia, heroes of the Great War, Chronicle newspaper Transcription Jess120243
South Australia, heroes of the Great War, Chronicle newspaper Transcription Jess120243
Australian Imperial Force Nominal Roll 1914-1918 Transcription Jess120243

External Evidence

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Richard Anacletus Nelson - short biography Jess120243

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Richard A Nelson Jess120243

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