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2Lt Nicholson, St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral

 
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 4:59 pm    Post subject: 2Lt Nicholson, St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral Reply with quote

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
beloved

NICHOLSON, GEOFFREY S.
Rank:Second Lieutenant
Date of Death:22/08/1917
Age:23
Regiment/Service:Royal Flying Corps
6th Sqdn.
Grave ReferenceXVI. A. 10.
CemeteryLIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information:
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.



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