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Norman Leslie NICHOLS

Regimental number1399
Place of birthWest Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School, West Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address444 Spencer Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinJ Nichols, 444 Spencer Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date7 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1227
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingCape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James L. and Mary NICHOLS, 444 Spencer Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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