Person    | Male  Born 3/4/1886  Died 8/4/1918

David Nelson, VC

Categories: Armed Forces

Countries: France, Ireland

War dead, WW1 i

Commemorated on a memorial as having died in WW1.

Irish born sergeant in the Royal Horse Artillery.

Awarded the VC for his heroism on 1 September 1914, age 28, while serving in the Royal Horse Artillery. "During a holding action by his battery and although badly wounded, he continued to bring his guns into action, a conspicuous act of bravery. (Néry, France)". Freemason at: №1000, Priory Lodge.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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David Nelson, VC

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