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Leslie John NICHOLS

Regimental number3094
Place of birthParramatta, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Granville, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMarion Street, Harris Park, Parramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs. R. Nichols, Marion Street, Harris Park, Paddington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the School Cadets.
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 29 April 1918
Place of death or woundingBohre nr Hazebrouke, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialLe Peuplier Military Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 5), Cazestre, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Rebecca NICHOLS. Native of Parramatta, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6855 Pte Ernest Linden NICHOLS, 8th Bn, died of wounds, Fance, 10 August 1918.

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