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Edward James NICHOLSON

Regimental number3565
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolThebarton Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressValentine Street, West Thebarton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Jane Matthews, Chapel Street, Thebarton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXI, Row F, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Sarah Jane MATHEWS (formerly NICHOLSON), 38 Chapel Street, Thebarton, South Australia and the late William John NICHOLSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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