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Tom Oswald NICHOLLS

Place of birthLaura South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSailor
Address'Armadale', Aggett Road, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFriend, Mrs E Hayle, 'Armadale', Aggett Road, Claremont, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 February 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name28th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 25 November 1917
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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