Major Gregory V. Nelson
SAC 1908-1911

Major Gregory Vincent Nelson was the son of Francis and Katherine Nelson, of Toronto, Ontario and attended St. Andrew's College from 1908 to 19011.

He enlisted with the 83rd Battalion on July 3, 1914 but was serving with the 18th Battalion, Western Ontario Regiment when he was killed in action on March 5th, 1917 at the age of  21 years. He is buried in the Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France (Grave Reference: IV. E. 29.)

  • Copy of Attestation Paper (National Archives) - Front - Back
  • Canadian Virtual War Memorial Page for Gregory Nelson. This page also includes a link to his commemoration on Page 300 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.