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Clarence Roy NICHOLAS

Regimental number5847
Place of birthPiccadilly, South Australia
SchoolCrafers Public School, South Australia
AddressPiccadilly, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Nicholas, Stirling West, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in the Cadets and in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Bullecourt, France, 11 April 1917; died whilst a POW in Germany.
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 8 August 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHamburg Cemetery (Plot IV, Row H, Grave No. 14), Ohledorf, Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Walter Charles and Mary Jane NICHOLAS, Piccadilly, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousins: three 'made the supreme sacrifice', one being awarded the Military Medal.

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