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|Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 4:59 pm Post subject: 2Lt Nicholson, St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral
|Location: St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh
OS Ref: NT 241 735
This memorial is near the main war memorial but was behind a chair which you have to move to see it.
Per Ardua ad Astra
To the memory of
Geoffrey Shield Nicholson
born 6 Aug 1894 killed in
the third battle of Ypres
23 Aug 1917 pilot RFC
NICHOLSON, GEOFFREY S.
Date of Death:22/08/1917
Regiment/Service:Royal Flying Corps
Grave ReferenceXVI. A. 10.
CemeteryLIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
Son of Joseph Shield Nicholson (Prof. Edin. Univ.) and Jeanie Walmsley Nicholson, of 3, Belford Park, Edinburgh. He brought his wounded observer and his aeroplane back to the aerodrome.