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Private John Howard Nelson
Date of death: 06/09/1917 (aged 39)
Cemetery: CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY
Born in the State of Ohio, U.S.A.
Date of death: 29/09/1918 (aged 32)
Cemetery: CANTIMPRE CANADIAN CEMETERY, SAILLY
Son of Theophilus Nelson; husband of Lillian Nelson, of Montague, Prince Edward Island.