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Houghton Forest NICHOLSON

Regimental number798
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
SchoolMelbourne Grammar School, Victoria
Other trainingDookie Argicultural College, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address13 Bevis Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinAunt, M Nicholson, 13 Bevis Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularChampion swimmer: Melbourne Grammar, 1904; Brighton Club, 1911,1912,1913; 100 yards Country Champion of Victoria, 1914.
FateDied of wounds 28 May 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Haughton Forest
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death26.11
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 2A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Dr. John Lambert and Louise NICHOLSON. Native of Bathurst, New South Wales

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