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Charles Harry NICHOLLS

Regimental number2854
Place of birthPort Macquarie, New South Wales
SchoolPort Macquarie Superior Public School, New South Wales
AddressGordon Street, Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W Nicholls, Gordon Street, Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 September 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death19.7
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Special Memorial A. 19) (Transport Farm), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Wood NICHOLLS and Catherine Lyon NICHOLLS

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