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Regimental number3016
Date of birth3 February 1886
Place of birthEngland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressUnley, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eva Mary Nankivell, Elizabeth Street, Eastwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment in the South African War (awarded King's and Queen's Medals). Also received a medal for the Tibelian Mission.
Enlistment date1 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 September 1918
Date of death4 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Rev. James and Eliza NANKIVELL; husband of Eva NANKIVELL, 6 Elizabeth Street, Eastwood, Adelaide
Other details

War service: France, Belgium. Died of wounds sustained in the Somme sector.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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