Edward NICHOL

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NICHOL, Edward

Service Number: 4782
Enlisted: 26 October 1916, Maryborough, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Maryborough, Qld., 28 January 1893
Home Town: Gayndah, North Burnett, Queensland
Schooling: Bowling Green State School
Occupation: Teamster
Died: Killed in Action, France, 9 August 1918, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Heath Cemetery, Picardie
II D 14, Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brooweena Bridge Creek War Memorial Bridge, Brooweena War Memorial, Broweena Bridge Memorial Shelter, North Aramara Memorial and Plaque
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World War 1 Service

26 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4782, 31st Infantry Battalion, Maryborough, Qld.
7 Feb 1917: Involvement Private, SN 4782, 31st Infantry Battalion
7 Feb 1917: Embarked Private, SN 4782, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of George Gratorex and Frances Margaret NICHOL, Aramara, Queensland

NICHOL. — Died of wounds on 9th August, 1918, Private Edward Nichol, 31st Battalion, A.I.F., dearly beloved second eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. R. Nichol, "The Pines,"  Aramara, Gayndah line, aged 25 years 7 months.