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Charles Ernest NICOL

Regimental number3588
Place of birthCamperdown, Victoria
SchoolCamperdown State School, Victoria
AddressThornton Street, Camperdown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lydiah Nicol, Camperdown, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 12), Frnace
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commmemorated in Camperdown Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: William and Lydia NICOL, Mount Pleasant Road, Belmont, Victoria. Native of Camperdown
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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