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Walter Laidlaw NICHOLSON

Regimental number924
Place of birthMaitland, New South Wales
AddressMackay Street, Dungog, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 8"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Joan Nicholson, Mackay Street, Dungog, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1916
Discharge date23 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ascanius', 17 March 1916; discharged (medically unfit: bomb wound: amputated right leg), Sydney, 23 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, NICHOLSON Walter Laidlaw

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