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Edward NICHOL

Regimental number4782
Place of birthDunmore, Queensland
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland
SchoolBowling Green State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTeamster
AddressGayndah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Francis Margaret Nichol Aramara, Gayndah, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAs part of the 1st Bn he took part in the capture of a German armoured train on 8 August 1918.
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHarbonnieres, France
Age at death25.7
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 14), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Gratorex and Frances Margaret NICHOL, Aramara, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 8913 LCpl WG NICHOL, MM; 9483 Sergeant J. NICHOL; Cousin: Pte D.W. BOLDERY, killed in action, 28 August 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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