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Soldier profiles

Name : WELLINGTON, NELSON FREDERICK
Service Number : VX12732
Date of Birth : 04/04/1889
Place of Birth : BALLARAT, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : UNKNOWN
Locality on Enlistment : MOONEE PONDS, VIC
Place of Enlistment : UNKNOWN
Next of Kin : WELLINGTON, N
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : LIEUTENANT COLONEL
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : O.I.C. (FIRST FORMING)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) : WOUNDED IN ACTION (SYRIA)
Discharged : 16/05/1945
Date Died : ??/??/1952
Age at Death : 63?
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : FAWKNER MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY, MELBOURNE, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA.
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : WW2 : Mentioned in Despatches on 23/06/1942. London Gazette 30/12/1941, page 7357, position 59. Distinguished Service Order presented at Government House, Brisbane, Queensland on 09/06/1945. London Gazette 30/12/1941, page 7334, position 5. WW1 : Military Cross. London Gazette 01/011919, page 33, position 16. Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 23/05/1919, page 889, position 5.
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial Awards Circular,   Australian War Memorial Awards Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6215080 [DIGITISED], Barcode 8380570 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 161kB),   Past article (size 190kB),   Past article (size 67kB),   Past article (size 71kB),   Past article (size 60kB),   Past article (size 80kB),   Past article (size 66kB),   Past article (size 233kB),   Past article (size 121kB),   Past article (size 148kB),   Past article (size 382kB),   Past article (size 376kB),   Past article (size 358kB),   Past article (size 33kB),   Past article (size 394kB),   Past article (size 198kB),   Past article (size 79kB),   Past article (size 2256kB),   Past article (size 711kB),   Past article (size 657kB),   Past article (size 284kB),   Past article (size 285kB),   Past article (size 642kB)

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