NICHOL, Adam Beattie
(Service number 32372)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Lance Corporal


Date 26 February 1894 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 20 Clyde Street, Timaru
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Margaret NICHOL (mother), 20 Clyde Street, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 10th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 15 November 1916
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With 22nd Battalion Canterbury Regiment

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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Actions Prior to Capture
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Post-war Occupations


Date 19 August 1979 Age 85 years
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 46, Plot 329
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Adam Beattie Nichol was the second son of Walter Byers and Margaret (née Beattie) Nichol. He was educated at Pleasant Point and Sutherlands schools. When he enlisted he was farming at Albury.


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]' Timaru Herald, 31 July 1916

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