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John Albert Nelson

Birthdate: (27)
Birthplace: Greenwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Death: 1903 (22-30)
Dartford, Kent, England, United Kingdom (Effects of War)
Immediate Family:

Son of Nathaniel Nelson and Charlotte Nelson
Husband of Susan Nelson
Father of Charles Nelson; John Nelson and Charlotte Nelson
Brother of Nathaniel Nelson

Occupation: Soldier
Managed by: Terry Jackson (Switzer)
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About John Nelson

John returned from fighting the Boer War in South Africa in Feb 1903. He had clearly gone mad with “sunstroke”, what we now understand to be PTSD. Unable to work, and dangerously ill, he was sent to a huge Victorian asylum in Kent.

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John Nelson's Timeline

1876
June 2, 1876
Greenwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom
July 10, 1876
Greenwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom
1903
1903
Age 26
Dartford, Kent, England, United Kingdom
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