Ordinary Signalman Cyril Watson Nicholson

Royal Navy, HMS Invincible

Died: Wednesday 31 May 1916 (aged 19)

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Record:
NICHOLSON, CYRIL WATSON
Additional information:
Son of John Watson Nicholson and Mary Elizabeth Nicholson, of the Golden Lion Hotel, Loftus, Yorks.
Cemetery:
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
15.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name recorded:
Nicholson, Cyril W
Memorial:
Loftus (WMR 9527)
Location:
Loftus, Cleveland
Name recorded:
Nicholson, C W
Memorial:
Dansom Lane Street Shrine (WMR 35329)
Location:
Kingston Upon Hull, Humberside
Name recorded:
Nicholson, C W
Memorial:
Dansom Lane Street Shrine (WMR 35329)
Location:
Kingston Upon Hull, Humberside
Name recorded:
Nicholson, C W
Memorial:
Epsom Post Office Plaque- WW1 (WMR 11191)
Location:
Epsom, Surrey
Name recorded:
Nicholson, C W
Memorial:
Epsom Post Office Roll of Honour- WW1 (WMR 51842)
Location:
Epsom, Surrey
Name recorded:
Nicholson, C W
Memorial:
Epsom - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 23327)
Location:
Epsom, Surrey
Name recorded:
Nicholson, C W
Memorial:
Shipley, Saltaire and Windhill - WW1 (WMR 28658)
Location:
Shipley, West Yorkshire

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Name:
Private Nicholson
Context:
Wounded
Date:
31 May 1916
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 7 Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (page 82)
Name:
Sergeant Major Nicholson
Context:
award
Date:
5 Jun 1916
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 19 Hussars (page 123)
Name:
Brigadier General L Nicholson
Context:
commander
Date:
31 May 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. (page 136)
Name:
Private J Nicholson
Context:
returned_hospital
Date:
31 May 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Durham Light Infantry (page 188)
Name:
Private T Nicholson
Context:
departed_sick
Date:
31 May 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Durham Light Infantry (page 187)