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Fred Geeves NICHOLSON

Regimental number1552
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolLeslie House School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionCongregational
OccupationOrchardist
Address189 Campbell Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, F.W. Nicholson, 189 Campbell Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 6), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick William and Martha Geeves NICHOLSON, 189 Campbell Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsCousin: 4034 Jack HARVEY, killed in action, 29 September 1918.

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