Stoker 1st Class Sidney Nicholson

Royal Navy, HMS Shark

Died: Wednesday 31 May 1916 (aged 22)

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Record:
NICHOLSON, SIDNEY
Additional information:
Husband of Alice J. Brown (formerly Nicholson), of 10, Kassassin St., Eastney, Portsmouth.
Cemetery:
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
19.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name recorded:
Nicholson, Sidney
Memorial:
Buckley Street & Ebenezer Methodist Chapels RoH (WMR 71779)
Location:
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Nicholson, S
Memorial:
Heaton Presbyterians - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 34538)
Location:
Heaton, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Nicholson, S
Memorial:
Bridlington Street Shrine (WMR 35298)
Location:
Kingston Upon Hull, Humberside
Name recorded:
Nicholson, S
Memorial:
Holgate Grammar School Old Boys WW1 (WMR 70246)
Location:
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Nicholson, S
Memorial:
Heywood (WMR 3239)
Location:
Heywood, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Nicholson, S
Memorial:
Brough, Helbeck and Brough Sowerby Roll of Honour (WMR 3037)
Location:
Brough, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Nicholson, S
Memorial:
St Lukes And St Silas Church (WMR 28487)
Location:
Manningham, 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)