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William John NICHOLSON

Regimental number6322
Date of birth20 September 1892
Place of birthBuln Buln Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressTurton Creek, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Fisher, Dollar PO, South Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date2 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 August 1956
Age at death64
Place of burialMaroopna Cemetery, Victoria

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