|Place of birth||Ballarat, Victoria|
|Address||c/o Chas Nolan, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||39|
|Next of kin||Brother, Charles Nolan, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Victorian Rangers|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||17th Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/34/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||13th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force at Gallipoli, 16 August 1915.
Admitted to hospital, Mudros, 19 December 1915; transferred to Egypt and disembarked Alexandria, 23 December 1915; to No 2 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 24 December 1915 (influenza); transferred to Helouan Convalescent Hospital, 28 December 1915; discharged and marched into Overseas Base, Ghezireh, 13 January 1916.
Marched out to Zietoun, 10 February 1916.
Guard at No 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, Abbassia, 5 July 1916.
Embarked Alexandria, 27 August 1916.
Taken on strength of 2nd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 24 September 1916.
Proceeded to unit, 22 October 1916; taken on strength of 13th Bn, 23 October 1916.
Admitted to No 38 Casualty Clearing Station, 18 November 1916 (rheumatism); transferred to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 19 November 1916; to England, 2 December 1916; to No 3 Western General Hospital, Cardiff, 5 December 1916 (myalgia); to No 2 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 28 December 1916; discharged and marched into No 4 Command Depot, Warham, 28 December 1916.
Found guilty, 27 January 1917, of being absent without leave from 1500 hours, 16 January 1917, until 1500 hours, 26 January 1917: awarded 11 days' detention and total forfeiture of 22 days' pay.
Marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 3 March 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Barambah', 8 April 1917; disembarked, Melbourne, 9 June 1917, and proceeded overland to Sydney; discharged Sydney (medically unfit: rheumatism and senility), 29 August 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, NOLAN William Michael|