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Athol Miller Nicholas

NICHOLAS BrothersJohn Pern Nicholas and his wife, Mary Ellen, nee McSheedy had a large family of seven children, six boys and one girl. Four of the boys attended St Patrick’s College –Athol Miller Nicholas- – SPC 1912-1914Bryon Fitzgerald Nicholas- SPC 1909-1911Eric Sutton Nicholas- – SPC 1916-1917George Matson Nicholas- SPC 1902-1903The other two brothers, John Percy…

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John Lindsay Neylon

NEYLON, John Lindsay- – – SPC 1913-1914 DoB:- – 25 April 1898, Port Fairy, VIC Father:- – Charles James Herbert Neylon Mother:- – Laura, nee Bowfann (?) John Neylon was a boarder at St Patrick’s. He was a good student, who creditably passed his 1913 Junior Public Service examinations in the following subjects: Algebra (Distinction)…

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Thomas Henry Nevins

NEVINS, Thomas Henry- – – SPC 1911 DoB:- – 14 August 1896, Inglewood, VIC Father:- – Thomas Henry Nevins Mother:- – Mary Ellen, nee Newman Service No:- 4345 Rank:- – Private Unit:- – 6th Battalion Tom Nevins enlisted in the AIF on 14 August 1915 at the age of 19 years. He was a single…

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Joseph Leo Nelms

NELMS, Joseph Leo- – – – SPC 1900-1903 DoB:- – 1888, Warrenheip, VIC Father:- – Richard Nelms Mother:- – Mary, nee Carew The Annual of 1916-1917 informed the College community that, -‘-¦ Private J L Nelms enlisted soon after Britain had declared war. He served at first in Gallipoli, and afterwards in France, where he…

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Patrick Leo Nihill

NIHILL, Patrick Leo- – – – SPC 1905-1907 DoB:- – 1893, Elmore, VIC Father:- – John Nihill Mother:- – Catherine, nee Hayes Patrick Nihill was boarder at St Patrick’s from Elmore, a small town to the north-east of Bendigo. Service No:- 631 Rank:- – Private, later Corporal, later Sergeant Unit:- – 38th Battalion Patrick Leo…

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Edmund ‘Ted’ Joseph Nehill

NEHILL Brothers There were five Nehill brothers who attended St Patrick’s College as boarders from Terang, a small town in Victoria’s western district. Basil- – SPC 1906-1911 Edmund- – SPC 1899-1900 Peter- – SPC 1909 Vincent- – SPC 1906-1912 William- – SPC 1899-1903 Two of the boys enlisted for war service, Basil and Edmund. Their…

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John Basil James Nehill

NEHILL Brothers There were five Nehill brothers who attended St Patrick’s College as boarders from Terang, a small town in Victoria’s western district. Basil- – SPC 1906-1911 Edmund- – SPC 1899-1900 Peter- – SPC 1909 Vincent- – SPC 1906-1912 William- – SPC 1899-1903 Two of the boys enlisted for war service, Basil and Edmund. Their…

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Herbert Charles Neal

NEAL, Herbert Charles- – – SPC ? DoB:- – c1888, Avoca, near Mildura, VIC Father:- – Herbert Neal Mother:- – Agnes, nee McKay Service No:- 698 Rank:- – Corporal, later Sergeant Unit:- – 8th Battalion Herbert Charles Neal enlisted on 19 August 1914, aged 25 years and nine months. He was a single man who…

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Andre Narik

NARIK, Andre- – – SPC 1903 DoB:- – 1895, Carlton, VIC Father:- – Peter Ulysse Narik Mother:- – Frances, nee McGrath Service No:- 374 Rank:- – Corporal, Staff Sergeant Unit:- – 7th Battalion, later 2nd Field Ambulance Andre Narik enlisted in the AIF on 18 August 1914, almost as soon as war was declared. He…

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Edward Wilson Nally

NALLY, Edward Wilson- – – SPC 1911 DoB:- – 31 January 1897, Moonee Ponds, VIC Father:- – Thomas Nally Mother:- – Margaret, nee Wilson Service No:- 2738 Rank:- – 2nd Lieutenant Unit:- – Australian Flying Corps Edward Nally enlisted in the AIF on 18 January 1918. He was 20 years and 11 months old, a…

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