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John Alexander NICOLSON

Regimental number2725
Place of birthClarendon, Ballarat, Victoria
SchoolClarendon State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinSister, Mrs Euphemia Hair, Garden Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 March 1917
Age at death44.7
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot VI, Row I, Grave No. 1), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Catherine NICOLSON. Native of Clarendon, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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