Andrew Frederick NICHOLSON

Regimental number1550
Place of birthGlanville, South Australia
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School, Port Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPort Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Andrew Nicholson, Dale Street, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for a few years in the Naval Reserve.
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19.9
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 8), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Bridget NICHOLSON. Native of Port Adelaide, South Australia
Family/military connectionsStep-brother: 2423 Arthur Ernest TURNER, returned to Australia, subsequently died of shrapnel wounds.