John William Nicholson (17587)

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a soldier of the border regiment
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Lonsdale Battalion Roll of Honour
Full Name John William Nicholson
Rank (highest) Lance Corporal
Service Number 17587
Battalion 11th Battalion (Lonsdale)
Regiment Border Regiment
Enlisted / Commissioned 13 February 1915 / Carlisle, Cumberland
Transferred 8 August 1915 / 8th Border Regiment
Theatre(s) of War France and Flanders
Born Ireby, Cumberland
Nationality English
Former Employment Farm Servant
Parents Tom and Annie Nicholson / Old Station, Carleton, Carlisle
Residence(s) Brisco, Cumberland
Casualty Type Commonwealth war Dead
Died 14 April 1918
Age 21 Years
Cause of Death Killed in action
Burial Type Memorial
Reference Number Panel 6
Resting Place Ploegsteert Memorial
Commemorated in perpetuity by the
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Coordinates Latitude: 50.7378 / Longitude: 2.88228
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