NICHOL, James Arthur
(Service number 2/2228)

First Rank Gunner Last Rank


Date 28 July 1892 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Care of D. Gibson, Sutherlands
Occupation Ploughman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs M. NICHOL (mother), Clive Street, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 7th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship New Zealand Field Artillery
Date 9 October 1915
Transport Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

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Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 9 June 1944 Age 52 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials Sutherlands War Memorial; Is this also the J NIcholl on Tycho War Memorial?

Biographical Notes

James Arthur Nichol was the eldest son of Walter Byers and Margaret (née Beattie) Nichol. His service is remembered on the Sutherlands War Memorial.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [08 September 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [08 September 2017]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [10 September 2017]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [10 Sepember 2017]

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