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Bertram NIKOLA

Regimental number4621
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationCook
Address'Kwia', 11 Park Street, Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 7"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Evelyn Martha Nikola, 'Kwia', 11 Park Street, Northcote, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 June 1917
Place of enlistmentEast Sydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date8 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Delta', 24 January 1919; arrived, Melbourne, 7 March 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: gassed), Sydney, 8 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death19 May 1939
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, NIKOLA Bertram

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