Private JAMES NICHOLLS (photo added)

Serviceman Headstone image Serviceman thumbnail gravemarker Serviceman thumbnail
Rank Private
Forenames JAMES
Surname NICHOLLS (photo added)
Initials J
Place of Birth LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Wednesday, 25 October 1911
Date of Death Sunday, 03 September 1944
Age 33
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 4545164
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Lincolnshire Regiment
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 4 Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment (49th West Riding Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration SAINTE-MARIE CEMETERY, LE HAVRE
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location 67. N. 16.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF RICHARD AND ELIZABETH NICHOLLS, OF LAMBETH, LONDON.

Additional Information

 

 

JAMES NICHOLLS was born in Lambeth, London on Wednesday 25th October 1911. His sister, Mary Jane Tubb (nee Nicholls) visited Private JAMES NICHOLLS grave in 1948. Among the documents and photographs below are some from that visit.1

 

 

Private JAMES NICHOLLS, undated.

 

 

Birth Certificate for JAMES NICHOLLS.

 

 

Army Will for Private JAMES NICHOLLS.

 

 

Official Notification of Death, dated 27th September 1944, from War Office.

 

 

Letter to Private JAMES NICHOLLS' mother, dated 27th September 1944.
From Lieutenant F. Daykin Commanding Officer of Pioneer Platoon.

 

 

Commonwealth War Graves Commision register entry.

 

 

Information card provided by the Royal British Legion.

 

 

Postcard sent home by Private JAMES NICHOLLS sister, Mary, to her husband Joe.

 

 

Mary Jane Tubbs (nee Nicholls), 1948,
beside the grave of her dear brother Private JAMES NICHOLLS.

 

 

 

 

Private JAMES NICHOLLS' cross grave marker 1948.

 

 

References
1. All information, documents and photographs, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Nicola Bartley, great great niece of Private JAMES NICHOLLS.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Nicola Bartley, great great niece of Private JAMES NICHOLLS.
Individual photograph: Nicola Bartley, great great niece of Private JAMES NICHOLLS.
Additional photographs provided by: Nicola Bartley, great great niece of Private JAMES NICHOLLS.
Additional information provided by: Nicola Bartley, great great niece of Private JAMES NICHOLLS.

 

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