John Ashley NICHOL

Regimental number3419
Place of birthSeven Hills, New South Wales
SchoolJames St State School, Perth, Western Australia
OccupationClearing contractor
Addressc/o Mrs Gray, Stirling Street, Northam, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Nichol, Clyde Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot LVII, Row A, Grave No. 17), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Vida Pauline NICHOL, 47 Lake Street, Perth, Western Australia. Native of Seven Hills, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsNephews: Lt GREENE, killed in action, Boer War; Pte WHITNEY, killed in action, Egypt, 22 April 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal