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Eric Rowland John NICOLLE

Regimental number518
Place of birthBlackheath, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse breaker
Address352 Norton Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 9"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMrs J G Parkley, Hornethorne Parade, Haberfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1915
Discharge date13 March 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Joined Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 4 April 1915.

Admitted to No 1 General Hospital, Heliopolis, Cairo, 9 August 1915 (typhoid enteric); transferred to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, 9 August 1915; to Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 19 August 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Port Said on board HT 'Euripides', 27 August 1915; disembarked, 1 October 1915; discharged (medically unfit: gastro-enteritis), Sydney, 13 March 1916.MSBV
Miscellaneous detailsName listed incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Eric Ronald John NICHOLL.
Date of death13 October 1933
Age at death47
Place of burialFitzroy Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, NICOLLE Eric Rowland John

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