Roll of Honour Nellie Boswell Moreton

Service number WR/2284
Rank Driver
Unit HMAS Lonsdale
Service Royal Australian Navy
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Conflict Eligibility Date Second World War, 1939-1947
Date of Death 03 February 1945
Place of Death Ararat, Victoria, Australia
Cause of Death Illness
Cemetery or Memorial Details Lake Bolac Civil Cemetery, Lake Bolac, Victoria, Australia
Source AWM146 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, Royal Australian Navy

Location on the Roll of Honour

Nellie Boswell Moreton's name is located at panel 9A in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

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Personal Service Records

For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

Nellie Boswell Moreton's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Wed 05 July 2023 at 5:56am
  • Tue 05 September 2023 at 2:17am
  • Wed 22 November 2023 at 2:55am
  • Sun 07 April 2024 at 2:20am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.