Pte. Harry Nelson

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Pte. Harry Nelson

Birthplace: Oxford, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand
Death: April 06, 1918 (35)
Somme, France (World War I: Killed in Action)
Place of Burial: Pas-de-Calais, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Nelson and Ruth Harriett Nelson
Brother of Henry Bertram Osborne Nelson; Thomas Nelson; Osborne Ernest Nelson; Victor Nelson; Ella Violet Belinda Tomlinson and 6 others

Occupation: Labourer | Canterbury Infantry Regiment
Find A Grave ID: 15288426
Service No: WWI 10145
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
Last Updated:

About Pte. Harry Nelson

Harry Nelson was the son of the late Henry Nelson and Ruth Harriet Osbourne, of West Oxford, Canterbury, New Zealand. Brother of Rowland Percy Nelson, Service Number 15588, KIA 7 February 1917, Messines, Belgium, Brother of George Albert Nelson, Service Number 6/3413, KIA 27 September 1916, Somme, Northern France, France. Source: New Zealand War Graves Project


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Pte. Harry Nelson's Timeline

March 16, 1883
Oxford, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand

Birth Registration Number: (reg. 1883/7731). Confirmed as 16/03/1883.

April 6, 1918
Age 35
Somme, France
April 6, 1918
Age 35
Pas-de-Calais, France