Nicholls, George Henry John

Age: 27
Date of birth: c1893

Parents: Thomas and Sarah Ann Nicholls
Wife: Single
Address: 76a West Street

Occupation: Railway Clerk

George was born in Stratford upon Avon in January 1893. He was baptised on 24th April 1894. He was the only child of Thomas and Sarah Ann Nicholls.

In 1901, the family were living at 11 Humphriss Street, Emscote but by 1911 they had moved to 11 Victoria Terrace, Emscote, Warwick. George’s father was working as a Brewery Drayman and George was working as a Railway Company Clerk.

George was single because he left his effects to his ‘mother and sole legatee.’

Military Service

Rank & Number: Gunner, 614334
Regiment/Service: 1st/1st (Warwick) Battery, Royal Horse Artillery
Brigade/Division: 15th Brigade
Date of death: Wednesday, April 11, 1917
Cause of death/Battle: Killed in action
Commemorated/Buried: Tilloy British Cemetery, Pas de Calais
Awards: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Commemorated locally at: All Saints Church

George is commemorated along with his colleagues in St Mary’s Church, Warwick.



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