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Stanley Archibald NICHOLS

Regimental number2940A
Place of birthWest Hampstead, London, England
SchoolNapier Road London County Council School, East Hampstead, London, England
Other trainingElectrical Engineering, International Correspondence School
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionBaptist
OccupationDairyman
AddressWoodburn, via Lismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W.P. Nichols, Woodburn, Richmond River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'He was barely 18 years at enlistment and served as a runner all the time he was in France.' (details from father)
FateDied of wounds 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHarbonnieres, France
Age at death21
Family/military connectionsUncle: 2361 Pte Clair NICHOLS, AMTD, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919. Father: William Pennell NICHOLS; Brothers: 2
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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