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William James NICHOLSON

Regimental number723
Place of birthWooles England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBurleigh, Richmond, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Nicholson, Heamoor, Penzance, Cornwall, England
Enlistment date9 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 12, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 February 1918
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialLancashire Cottage Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 8), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Elizabeth and the late John NICHOLSON, 1 Polmeannor Cottages, Heamoor, Penzance, England

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