Donald Brown NICOL

NICOL, Donald Brown

Service Number: 2453
Enlisted: 28 February 1916, Show Ground Camp, Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 56th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wickham, Newcastle, NSW, 1898
Home Town: Bulli, Wollongong, New South Wales
Schooling: Woonona Superior School
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 15 October 1917
Cemetery: Nine Elms British Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bulli Great War Memorial, Bulli-Woonona War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

28 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2453, 56th Infantry Battalion, Show Ground Camp, Sydney, NSW
30 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, 2453, 56th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '19' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Aeneas embarkation_ship_number: A60 public_note: ''
30 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, 2453, 56th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Archibald and Mary NICOL, "Ailsa Craig", Hopetown Street, Bulli, New South Wales

Acting-Corporal Donald Brown Nicol, aged 20, 1ied in Belgium on October 15 from wounds received the previous day in action. He was the second oldest  son of Mrs. A. Nicol, Bulli, and prior to joining tho forces, was on the staff of the Bulli "Exchange."