Pte. George Albert Otto Nelson

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Pte. George Albert Otto Nelson

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Oxford, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand
Death: September 27, 1916 (20)
Somme, Northern France, France (World War I: Killed in Action)
Place of Burial: Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Nelson and Ruth Harriett Nelson
Brother of Henry Bertram Osborne Nelson; Thomas Nelson; Osborne Ernest Nelson; Victor Nelson; Pte. Harry Nelson and 6 others

Occupation: Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Find A Grave ID: 15293317
Service No: WWI 6/3413
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
Last Updated:

About Pte. George Albert Otto Nelson

George Nelson was the son of the late Henry Nelson, of West Oxford, Canterbury, New Zealand. Brother of Rowland Percy Nelson, Service Number 15588, KIA 7 February 1917, Messines, Belgium. Brother of Harry Nelson, Service Number 10145, KIA 6 April 1918, Somme, Northern France, France. Cenotaph: https://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/....

Sources

  1. New Zealand and World War One Roll of Honour: http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~sooty/genealogy/nzefrohN.html / Ref 13.4.2021
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Pte. George Albert Otto Nelson's Timeline

1895
November 9, 1895
Oxford, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand

Birth Registration Number: (reg. 1896/14765). Confirmed as 9/11/1895.

1916
September 27, 1916
Age 20
Somme, Northern France, France
September 27, 1916
Age 20
Longueval, Somme, France