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Clarence Reginald NICHOLS

Regimental number526
Place of birthCentral Tilba, New South Wales
School(Martinsville?) Public School, New South Wales
Other trainingTrained as a school teacher.
AddressTumbulgum, Tweed River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Walter Herbert Nichols, Tumbulgum, Tweed River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and in the Citizen Military Forces, Alstonville, NSW.
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateDied of disease 29 November 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 30), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter Herbert and Dina NICHOLS, Tumbulgum, Tweed River, New South Wales. Native of Central Tilba, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 527 Pte Herbert Samuel NICHOLLS, 33rd Bn.

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