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Thomas George NICHOLSON

Regimental number7028
Place of birthYackandandah, Victoria
SchoolYackandandah State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTanner
Address10 Hopetoun Street, Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs L Nicholson, 10 Hopetoun Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date16 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMember of the Collingwood Rifle Club.
FateKilled in Action 3 July 1918
Place of death or woundingStrazeele, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialLe Grand Hasard Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 8), Morbecque, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth NICHOLSON; husband of Laura NICHOLSON, 44 Carlisle Street, South Preston, Victoria. Native of Yackandandah, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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