|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Hobart Tasmania|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs A Nicholas, Torquay Road, Latrobe, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||Served in the Tasmanian Rangers for 2 years. Previously rejected for enlistment in the AIF on account of varicose veins.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||12th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/29/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||12th Battalion|
Unit: 12th Battalion
Unit: 12th Battalion
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother:  Captain Percival Dixon NICHOLAS, 12th Bn, killed in action, 25 July 1916; Cousin: 464 Lance Corporal Henrie Clarence NICHOLAS, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 4 August 1916.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked from Adelaide, 10 February 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 2 May 1917.
Completed a course of instruction at the Command School, Kandahar Barracks, Tidworth, 1 September 1917, and qualified as good (72%).
Proceeded overseas to France, 11 October 1917; taken on strength, 12th Bn, 20 October 1917. Appointed Lance Corporal, 6 November 1917. Selected to attend Infantry Cadet Bn, 14 November 1917. Joined No. 6 Officers Bn, Oxford, 4 January 1918. Appointed 2nd Lt and posted to General Infantry Reinforcements, 1 August 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 19 August 1918; taken on strength, 12th Bn, 26 August 1918.
Wounded in action, 18 September 1918 (gun shot wound, both thighs); admitted to 8th General Hospital, Rouen, 20 September 1918; transferred to England, 21 September 1918, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, 22 September 1918. Discharged to Overseas Training Brigade, 1 November 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 15 November 1918; resumed regimental duty, 20 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ormonde', 16 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 1 August 1919, awaiting transport to Hobart; discharged, 19 September 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||67|