We remember Basil Gordon Nicholas

We remember Basil Gordon Nicholas

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Timeline

Timeline

1885
birth Source:6991743 20th April 1885
1895
education Brentwood School Brentwood, Essex United Kingdom Source:6991743 September 1895 - December 1895
1914
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:3235335 17th August 1914
1914
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9366462 20th October 1914
1914
service British Army Lieutenant Lancers 12th Battalion Source:9366462 20th October 1914
service British Army Captain Lancers Source:3235335
service British Army Captain Lancers 21st Battalion Source:3235335
1922
death Shot himself. Coroner returned verdict of "Suicide whilst of unsound mind". Source:3235335 Source:9366464 17th January 1922

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Basil Gordon
Initials BG
Last Name Nicholas
Source 3235335
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Lancers Captain
British Army Lancers 21st Battalion Captain
British Army Lancers 12th Battalion Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
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External Evidence

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List of Old Brentwoods serving in the War, Mar 1915 Stacey27046
Brentwood School Admissions Register, 1852-1926 Stacey27046
Warwick and Warwickshire Advertiser - 28th January 1922 Yvonne27542

Multimedia

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Photograph of Captain B G Nicholas Yvonne27542

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