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Matthew James NIHILL

Regimental number629
Place of birthTongala Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressTongala, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Nihill, Tongala, Victoria
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 July 1917
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row T, Grave No. 8), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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