|NAME||Louis Charles Nichols|
|MILITARY SERIAL NO.||506|
|UNIT||3rd Pioneer Battalion|
|ENLISTED||Lithgow 5 January 1916|
|DISCHARGED||Sydney 14 April 1919|
Louis Nichols originally took up a Homestead Farm consisting of 831 acres in the Land District of Forbes. He obtained the farm by ballot, ‘the block was watered by a never failing spring’. Initially Nichols was seen as a satisfactory case, but had sold the property by May 1924.
 SRNSW: Lands Department; NRS 8058, Returned Soldiers loan files; [12/6944 No. 3571] RSS Branch Office Memorandum 14 March 1920??
 Ibid, CP Inspector’s report 7 May 1924.
Sources used to compile this entry:
State Records NSW: Lands Department; NRS 8058, Returned Soldiers loan files; [12/6944 No. 3571] Louis Charles Nichols.
National Archives of Australia: B2455, First Australian Imperial Force Personnel Dossiers, (Louis Charles Nichols) online: http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/scripts/Imagine.asp?B=7993544