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James Joachim NICHOLAS

Place of birthPicola Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressColac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W J Nicholas, Echuca, Victoria
Previous military service28th Australian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A27 Southern on 23 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XIX, Row C, Grave No. 4), Belgiuim
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
183

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