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Date of birth18 March 1878
Place of birthQueanbeyan, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Queanbeyan, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressThe Moorings, 54 Dalton Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinSister, Miss H Nugent, The Moorings, 54 Dalton Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 5.5 years in the Queanbeyan Mounted Rifles; for 1.5 years in the South African War with De Lisle's Column, winning the Queen's Medal with six clasps; as Captain in the Cadet Corps, Broken Hill, NSW, for 4.5 years; and as a Lt in the 24th Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces, Broken Hill, NSW, for 2.5 years; ten months as an instructor in NSW camps before embarking for overseas service with the AIF.
Enlistment date16 February 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name13th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 July 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Age at death40.4
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 26), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James William and Mary Ann NUGENT. Native of Queanbeyan, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 60266 Pte William Guildford NUGENT, 1st Bn, returned to Australia, 19 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Sydney, 9 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 26 October 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 25 January 1917. Promoted Lieutenant, 18 April 1917.

Wounded in action, 4 July 1918 (gun shot wound, left groin); died of wounds, 7 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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