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Portrait of Captain Percival Dixon Nicholas of the 12th Battalion. Captain Nicholas was killed in action on 25 July 1916.

NICHOLAS - Captain Percival Dixon Nicholas, eldest son of W. D. and Annie Nicholas, of Latrobe, killed in action in France, on July 25, in his 28th year.


Mr and Mrs W Nicholas of Latrobe have received word from the Defence Department that their son Captain Percy Nicholas has been killed in action in France.  Captain Nicholas enlisted as a private and had worked his way up to the position of Captain.  Mrs Nicholas is at present in Hobart nursing another son who has enlisted, but took ill.  Another son is a lieutenant in the Royal Navy.

The Weekly Courier 17th August 1916




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