Soldier – Nicholson, Fred – Died from Chest Wounds

September 1918

Mexborough and Swinton Times September 21, 1918

Lance Cpl Fred E. Nicholson

Mr Tom Nicholson, 15 Burcroft Hill, Conisbrough, has been informed that his son, Lance Cpl Fred E. Nicholson was severely wounded in the chest last in action in France, on September 4 and died at 8 PM on September 7.

Lance Cpl Nicholson enlisted in September 1914. He has been on active service in Egypt’s, the Dardanelles and France.

He had been previously wounded when in Egypt’s. He was 25 years of age.

From C.W.G.C.:

Lance Corporal
Service Number PLY/89(S)
Died 07/09/1918
1st R.M. Bn. R.N. Div.
Royal Marine Light Infantry

Bac-Du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval V. A. 30.6.

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