Lance Bombardier George Thomas Nelson

Lance Bombardier George Thomas Nelson, “D” Battery 256th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. He died in France on 12th September 1918 aged 21 during the ” Advance to Victory” and is buried in Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, France. He was the son of Thomas and Mary Alice Nelson of Eshott Brocks, Felton, Northumberland. The Field Artillery used the 18 pounder gun usually in an anti infantry role using high explosive and shrapnel shells and the two photographs show batteries in action. The photos show Allied troops advancing after the retreating Germans during the final 100 days of the War.

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