|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Port Melbourne, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||18 Smythe Street, Geelong, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Father, L Nitchie, 18 Smythe Street, Geelong, Victoria|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, Army Medical Corps|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/112/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||Name does not appear on Nominal Roll|
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 235 Pte Harold Montague NITCHIE, 60th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 March 1918; 3402 Pte Harry Gordon NITCHIE, 1st Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 30 April 1919; 146 James Louis NITCHIE, 60th Bn, killed in action, Fromelles, France, 17 July 1916; 2426 Pte Leslie Hector NITCHIE, 23rd Bn, killed in action, 4 August 1916|
When presenting himself for enlistment in the AN&MEF, he claimed to have served as Stoker for 12 months, Royal Australian Navy; Department of the Navy advised Town Hall Recruiting Depot, Melbourne, 8 May 1918, that 'He has never served in the Royal Australian Navy'.
Assistant Adjutant General, 3rd Military District, noted, 15 May 1918: 'This man has now produced his Naval Discharge and can be sworn in for the N.& M.E.F.'
War service: Rabaul.
Commenced return to Australia on board SS 'Melusia', 5 August 1919; disembarked Sydney, 16 August 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 26 November 1919.Medal: British War Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, NITCHIE Rudolph|