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Regimental number515
AddressPerth Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles Henry Nicholls, Perth Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Promulgated, 'London Gazette', 28 May 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette', 24 October 1918. Awarded a second Mention in Despatches: 'London Gazette', 31 December 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette', 23 May 1919.
Recommendation date: 18 March 1918

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMentioned in Despatches
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5091 Pte Fernleigh Royston NICHOLLS, 49th Bn, died of wounds received at Messines, Belgium, 21 July 1917; Sister: Staff Nurse Ruby NICHOLLS.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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