George Whitford Nelson Image

Name

Lieutenant-Colonel George Whitford Nelson

Born

1884-05-04

From

Occupation

Accountant

Death

1935-04

Where Died

Toronto, ON



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Service Record 1


Conflict

Battalion



Service Record 2


Highest Rank

Lieutenant-Colonel

Conflict

Battalion

Enlisted

West Sandling Camp, Folkstone, England

Enlistment Date

1914-11-07

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32nd Bruce Regiment

Wounded Date

1916

Wounds

Shattered hand due to artillery burst.



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This section, including captions, is a work in progress, with an expected completion date of Dec. 31, 2019. Please contact us with any questions about these images: archives@brucecounty.on.ca; 519-797-2080.


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Canteen
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I.D. Bracelet
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Military
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Colonial Auxiliary Forces Medal, Back
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Colonial Auxiliary Forces Medal, Front
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Military
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Military
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Epaulet
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Military
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I.D Tag, Side A
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I.D Tag, Side B
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Mess Kit (
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Mess Kit
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WW1 Barracks, George Whitford Nelsons Men
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WW1 Barracks, George Whitford Nelson '
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Bruce in Khaki book
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Letter to Nelson re 1914
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Official letter of transmission
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Officers of 18th Battalion, Wolseley London ON
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Wolseley London ON
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18th Brigade CE
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Officers of 18th Battalion, Wolseley London ON
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Dickebush Church, Belgium, likely Belgium
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Martin and Pickard, likely Belgium
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Soldier in Trench with Bayonet, likely Belgium
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soldiers in trench, likely Belgium
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18th Battalion Officers Mess ca 1915 to 1916
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18th Battalion in Kent England ca 1915 to 1916
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A Halt by the Wayside at Aldington ca 1915 to 1916
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Soldiers board Train to boats overseas ca 1915 to 1916
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009 Wigle, Milligan and Nelson ca 1915
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012 George Whitford Nelson and Col Wigle ca 1915
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013 George Whitford Nelson L and Wigle ca 1915
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016 Col George Whitford Nelson in Kent, Eng ca 1915
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025 Ferguson, Milligan, and Nelson ca 1915
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074 Nelson in Hyde Park ca 1915
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1915, Dec 20 George Whitford Nelson field service postcard back
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1915,Sept 15 George Whitford Nelson field service postcard back
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George Whitford Nelson transcripts
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13 Jul 1915, a
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13 Jul 1915, b
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13 Jul 1915, c
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13 Jul 1915, d
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17 Apr, 1915, a
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17 Apr, 1915, b
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17 Apr, 1915, c
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Officers NCOs 32nd Bruce Regt Southampton
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George Nelson commission scroll 1902
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Nelson, George
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Nelson, George enlistment card

Identification Bracelet

Identification Tag (Side A)

Identification Tag (Side B)

Epaulet

Colonial Auxiliary Forces Medal (Front)

Colonial Auxiliary Forces Medal (Front)

Canteen

Mess Kit

Col. Wigle, Major Milligan and Lt. Col. George W. Nelson ca. 1915-1916

G.W. Nelson (L), Col. Wigle (R.)

G.W. Nelson in Kent, England, 1915-16

G.W. Nelson in Hyde Park, ca. 1915-1916

Commission scroll, 32nd Regiment, 1902

Some of G.W. Nelson's men

"Nelson" in nominal roll from "Bruce in Khaki"

Letter re: 1914-15 Star

Letter of transmission, 1914-15 Star

Officers of 18th Battalion, Wolseley Barracks

Officers of 18th Battalion, Wolseley Barracks

Lt. Col. G.W. Nelson

Lt. Ferguson, Major Mulligan and Lt. Col. George Whitford Nelson

Lt. Col. G.W. Nelson and Col. Wigle

Letter to sister, July 13,1915 page 3

Envelope for letter, Apr 17, 1915

Letter transcribed, July 13, 1915

Letter to sister, Apr. 17, 1915, page 1

Letter to sister, Apr. 17, 1915, page 2

Letter to sister, July 13, 1915, page 1

Letter to sister, July 13, 1915, page 2

Halt by the Wayside at Aldington, ca. 1915-1916, (taken by G.W. Nelson)

Field service postcard to sister, 1915 Dec 20

Solider in trench, likely in Belgium (taken by G.W. Nelson)

Dickebush Church, Belgium (taken by G.W. Nelson)

Soldiers in trench, likely Belgium (taken by G.W. Nelson)

Field service postcard to sister, 1915 Sep 15

18th Battalion Officers Mess, ca. 1915-16

Soldiers board train to boats overseas (taken by G.W. Nelson)

18th Battalion in Kent, England, 1915-1916 (taken by G.W. Nelson)

"Martin and Pickard", likely in Belgium, (taken by G.W. Nelson)

160th Battalion Enlistment Card

Officers & N.C.O.s 32nd Bruce Regt., Southampton, 1908

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