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William R. B. Nicholson

Warrant Officer 1st Class


Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Pennsylvanica
  • Planted By: Miss M. Sheppard
  • Plaque: 3560

Additional Info

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William Roger Bowden Nicholson, a married soldier, enlisted into the A.I.F twice. The first being at the age of 27 on the 15th of February 1918, and the second at the age of 29 on the 4th of September 1919. He was ranked as a second Lieutenant on his first enlistment and his unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Ormonde on the 7th of March 1918. He was promoted to Lieutenant on the 1st of October 1918. On that date, he was also wounded in action with gunshot wounds to his legs, right arm and face. He returned to Australia on the 13th of December 1918. His appointment was terminated on the 19th of September 1919. He was classed as a Warrant Officer, 1st Class on his re-enlistment. He returned to Australia on the 4th of February 1920, and was discharged due to the termination of his enlistment period on the 4th of March 1920.
Tree No. 3560

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour