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Ralph Vernon NICHOLS

Regimental number2856
Place of birthLatrobe Tasmania
ReligionCongregational
OccupationBricklayer
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Nichols, 2 Hope Street, West Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military service93rd Infantry
Enlistment date3 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Date of death28 September 1978
Place of burialCornelian Bay Crematorium

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