NICHOLAS, George Herbert
(Service number 88173)

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Date 18 July 1889 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Fire Station, Latter Street, Timaru
Occupation Motor mechanic
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married. One child
Next of Kin Mrs W. L. NICHOLAS (wife), Talbot Street, Geraldine
Religion Nil
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Date 10 October 1955 Age 66 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

George Herbert Nicholas was the son of William and Ann Mary (née Edson). He married Winifred Lumley Croft on 28 May 1914 at Waimate. Their son Patrick William Nicholas was born on 29 May 1915 at Timaru.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [25 August 2017]

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