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Scott Lionel Onslow NICHOLSON

Regimental number7088
Place of birthGunnedah, New South Wales
SchoolKnox College, North Sydney, New South Wales
AddressRedbank via Scone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W O Nicholson, Redbank via Scone, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 May 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death19.5
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Willie Onslow and Etza NICHOLSON, Redbank, Scone, New South Wales. Native of Gunnedah, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5070 Corporal Ross Onslow NICHOLSON, 30th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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