|Place of birth||Wickham, Newcastle, New South Wales|
|School||Woonona Superior Public School, New South Wales|
|Address||Bulli, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Nicol, Hopetoun Street, Bulli, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||37th Infantry; Served in the Senior Cadets, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Show Ground Camp, Sydney|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||56th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/73/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||56th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||Passchendaele, Ypres, Belgium|
|Age at death||20|
|Age at death from cemetery records||20|
|Place of burial||Nine Elms British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 9), Poperinghe, Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Archibald and Mary NICOL, "Ailsa Craig", Hopetown Street, Bulli, New South Wales|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 30 September 1916; admitted to ship's hospital (venereal disease), 11 October 1916; discharged from ship's hospital, 13 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 19 November 1916.
Admitted to hospital ('pain in right side'), Hurdcott, 12 December 1916.
Appointed acting corporal, Hurdcott, 13 April 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 25 April 1917.
Reverted to private, Etaples, 26 April 1917.
Taken on strength, 56th Bn, in the field, 30 April 1917.
Detached for duty with 1st Australian Tunneling Company, in the field, 16 September 1917; rejoined 55th Bn, 23 September 1917.
Wounded in action, 15 October 1917; admitted to 11th Field Ambulance ('gun shot wound mouth and both legs'), 15 October 1917; transferred to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station ('shrapnel wounds, both legs, left arm shattered'); died of wounds, 15 October 1917; buried at Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, Belgium.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Suffered appendicitis 12 months prior to enlistment.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, NICOL Donald Brown|