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Arthur NICHOLSON

Regimental number3368
Place of birthBrighton, Victoria
SchoolState School, Brighton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressBrighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, H Nicholson, Kilmanagh, Middle Crescent, Brighton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as Arthur Marshall NICHOLSON.
FateDied of wounds 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row D, Grave No. 5), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel Henry and Hannah Eliza NICHOLSON. Native of Brighton, Victoria

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