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Edmund James Houghton NICHOLSON

Place of birthGravesend England
ReligionProtestant
AddressVictoria Avenue, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alma B Nicholson, Victoria Avenue, Claremont, Western Australia
Previous military serviceA I Corps
Enlistment date5 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Honorary Major)
Unit nameDivisional Artillery Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Order of Karageorge - 4th Class (with swords) (Serbia)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

CMG


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, Order of Karageorge - 4th Class, CMG, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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