George Henry NICHOLLS

Regimental number12/609
AddressParakai, Helensville
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinRichard Nicholls, Parakai, Helensville
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankLance Corporal
Final unit2nd Battalion, Wellington Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 8 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsMessines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, nr Ieper, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Sarah A. Nicholls, Parakai, Helensville, Auckland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body

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