NICHOLAS, Sydney Edward
(Service number 2/2892)

Aliases Also spelt Sidney
First Rank Gunner Last Rank


Date 18 August 1893 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Allnutt Street, Temuka
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Augusta NICHOLAS (mother), 12 Allnutt Street, Temuka
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 10th Reinforcements Details, New Zealand Field Artillery
Date 22 February 1916
Transport Waihora
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Military Awards

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 15 January 1927 Age 33 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 153, Plot 346
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Sydney Edward Nicholas was the son of Albert and Augusta (née Morris) Nicholas, and a brother of Laurence Albert Nicholas who also served in World War One.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [25 March 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [25 March 2017]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [25 March 2017]

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