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Richard John NICHOLLS

Regimental number4181
Place of birthLutwyche, Queensland
SchoolLutwyche State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Thomas James Nicholls, Nambour, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of bronchial pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 23 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VI, Row F, Grave No. 22), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
77
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas James and Sarah Elilzabeth NICHOLLS, Nambour, Queensland. Native of Lutwyche, Queensland

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