Chief Engineer John William Nelson

Mercantile Marine

Died: Saturday 19 January 1918 (aged 33)

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Record:
NELSON, JOHN WILLIAM
Additional information:
Son of Maria Nelson and the late George Nelson; husband of Elizabeth Ellen Nelson (nee Gray), of 223, Cleveland Rd., Sunderland. Born at Sunderland.
Cemetery:
TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name recorded:
Nelson, John William
Memorial:
Workington Roll of Honour (WMR 62323)
Location:
Workington, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Nelson, John W
Memorial:
Lodges of Workington Masonic Hall (WMR 62327)
Location:
Workington, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Nelson, J W
Memorial:
Ryton Urban District - WW1 And WW2 (WMR 34410)
Location:
Ryton, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Nelson, J W
Memorial:
Sutton In Craven (WMR 29815)
Location:
Sutton-in-Craven, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Nelson, J W
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Ashington And District (WMR 33708)
Location:
Ashington, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Nelson, J W
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Royal British Legion (WMR 48252)
Location:
Blaengwynfi, West Glamorgan
Name recorded:
Nelson, J W
Memorial:
Curwen Lodge Workington Masonic Hall (WMR 62326)
Location:
Workington, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Nelson, J W
Memorial:
Maryport - WW1 (WMR 4055)
Location:
Maryport, Cumbria

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Name:
Captain Nelson
Context:
other
Date:
14 Jan 1918
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 7 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 178)
Name:
Captain Nelson
Context:
combat
Date:
15 Jan 1918
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 7 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 179)
Name:
Captain Nelson
Context:
other
Date:
15 Jan 1918
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 7 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 179)