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Sydney James NICHOLAS

Regimental number4188
Place of birthMetz, West Hillgrove, New South Wales
SchoolMetz & Hillgrove Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressKalgoorlie Street, Willoughby, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, R Nicholas, Kalgoorlie Street, Willoughby, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23.11
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row C, Grave 26), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Richard and Henrietta Ettie Nicholas of Wallace Street, Willoughby, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsComrade: Jack Summerson, MM.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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