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Nicholson, J., Pte.. 1917

West Pelton Churchyard

On the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais France, is the name of 38469 Private John Nicholson serving with the 18th Battalion Durham Light Infantry who died 03/05/1917.

In St. Paul's Churchyard is a family headstone which reads:-

loving memory
the dearly beloved husband of
Alice Anne Nicholson
Urpeth West House
who died 6th Jan. 1899
aged 37 years
Also of John their son
who fell in action in France
3rd May 1917 aged 19 years
Also of Alice Anne
their daughter
who died 22nd Dec. 1923
aged 27 years
Also of Alice Anne
wife of the above
Thomas Nicholson
who died 6th Aug. 1928
aged 70 years

Thy will be done

Margaret E. Nicholson
Died 12th May 1972 aged 79 years

John Nicholson is remembered at West Pelton on W112.01

He is also remembered in The DLI Book of Remembrance page 107

The CWGC entry for Private Nicholson

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk