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David Douglas NICHOLSON

Regimental number2448
Place of birthTamworth, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarrier
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28.3
Height5' 11"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Johanna Nicholson, Dungog, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentShoeing Smith
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column Section 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Discharge date23 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kaisir-a-Hind', 24 September 1918; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 23 January 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, NICHOLSON David Douglas

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