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Private Charles NICHOLLS, G/11145, 11th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, Flanders France, 18th September 1916.

Born Bermondsey, SE,

Enlisted 16th November 1915, Deptford, SE, age 25, height 5ft 9 inches, weight 156lbs.  Resided 32 Lansdowne Place, Bermondsey SE. Formerly waterside labourer.

Husband to Catherine Nicholls (nee Donovan), 6 Wickham Place, Tatard Street, High Street, Borough, SE; 27th February 1917 at 3 Pasley Road, Manor Place, Walworth, SE. Married 7th April 1912, Southwark.

Children - Charles Nicholls, born 31st August 1912, Bermondsey; Dennis Job? Nicholls, born 4th May 1915, Southwark.

Home, 16th November 1915 to 2nd May 1916 (embarked Southampton);  BEF, 3rd May 1916 (disembarked Havre), to 18th September 1916.

23rd January 1915, Witley, absent from 11.59pm until 12 midnight 24th, admonished, forfeits 1 days pay; 26th/27th December 1915, Aldershot, overstaying his pass from midnight and remaining absent until reporting himself at Company Orderly Room at 9.45pn, 29th inst, admonished, forfeits 3 days pay; 25th April 1916, Aldershot,  overstaying his pass from11.59pm until reporting himself 28th, 7 days Field Punishment No.2. forfeits 3 days pay; 7th November 1916, In the Field, slackness on fatigue, 3 days confined to Barracks.

15th February 1916 to 18th April 1916, The King George Hospital, Stamford Street, London, SE, pleurisy.

2nd April 1917, pension of 18/6 a week awarded for widow and two children. 22nd September 1921, Catherine Marshall

Buried at Heilly Station Cemetery, II. H. 38, Mericourt-l'Abbe, France.


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