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John James NICHOLSON

Regimental number6941
Place of birthMarnoo East Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressCarron via Donald, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Miss Jessie Nicholson, Carron PO via Donald, Victoria
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 August 1968
Age at death79
Place of burialRed Cliffs Cemetery, Victoria

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