Archibald Galbraith NICKELS

Badge Number: MS213, Sub Branch: Primary Producers market

NICKELS, Archibald Galbraith

Service Numbers: 12, 816
Enlisted: 20 August 1914
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Divisional Train
Born: Gumeracha, South Australia, 12 June 1873
Home Town: Yongala, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural causes, Glenelg, South Australia, 16 June 1946, aged 73 years
Cemetery: Brighton (St Jude) Cemetery, South Australia
Brighton, South Australia
Memorials: Jamestown Yatina Public School Roll of Honour, Yongala Roll of Honour
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Trooper, SN 12, 3rd South Australian Bushmen's Contingent

World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1914: Enlisted
20 Oct 1914: Involvement SN 816, 1st Divisional Train
20 Oct 1914: Embarked SN 816, 1st Divisional Train, HMAT Medic, Adelaide
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Corporal, SN 816
Date unknown: Wounded SN 816

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Biography contributed by Robert Kearney

Enlisted AIF 20 August 1914, served as Driver with 4 Company, Army Service Corps, promoted Wheeler-Corporal with 1st Division Train, Returned to Australia 1919.