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William Hamilton Alexander NICOL

Regimental number2662
Place of birthNorth Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolState School, Wilson's Point, Sydney, New South Wales
AddressRedfern, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs H M Nicol, 45 Castlereagh Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death19.6
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBecourt Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row Q, Grave No. 4), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hilda Mary and the late William Alexander NICOL, 67 Morehead Street, Redfern, New South Wales. Native of Sydney

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