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William Henry NICHOLLS

Regimental number2369
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationContractor
AddressCoonamble, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27.6
Height5' 10"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinAunt, Salina Anne Bradbury, 'Richmond', Rocky Point Road, Sans Souci, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in school Cadets.
Enlistment date2 October 1915
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 18 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'He was an orphan. Father & Mother both dying some years ago and he was then adopted by myself.' (aunt)
FateKilled in Action 7 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row H, Grave No 26), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: the late Arthur and Louisa NICHOLLS
Family/military connectionsCousin: 3087 Pte Arthur Coventry Lerouse PYBUS, 54th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Killed (bombed) in air raid.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, NICHOLLS William Henry

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