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John William NICHOLL

Regimental number3587
Place of birthYarraman, New South Wales
SchoolQuirindi Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFettler
Address18 Mary Street, St Peters, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Rachel Nicholl, 62 Wilson Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3587A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFromelles, France
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 8), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Sarah NICHOLL; husband of Rachel NICHOLL, 33 Albert Street, Redfern, New South Wales. Native of Yarraman
Family/military connectionsBrother: 954 Trooper Arthur Richard NICHOLL, 1st Light Horse, died of wounds, Egypt, 22 January 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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