Joseph Nicholson – Private 21920

Joseph was born in 1898 Son of John and Sarah Ann Nicholson

He served with 3rd Battalion Coldstream Guards
He died 13th April 1918


Commonwealth Graves Ploegsteert Memorial

Joseph Nicholson Certificate
His parents were living at School View, Church Lane, Garforth


Father – John N. (b 1853 in Castle Eden Co. Durham) Occupation in 1901 and 1911 Coal Miner Hewer
Mother – Sarah Ann N. (1856 in Rothwell) in 1911 they had been married 39 years (1872) and had 13 children three of whom had died.
Sister – Jane A. N. (b 1876 in Rothwell)
Brother – Thomas (b 1879 in Castleford) Occupation in 1901 Coal Miner Hewer
In 1881 Family living with Sarah’s Mother 44 year old Elizabeth Wright at 12 Church St Rothwell
.Brother – John N. jnr (b1884 in Haswell Co Durham) Occupation in 1911 and 1901 Coal Miner Hewer
Sister – Florence N. (b 1886 in Haswell Co Durham)
Sister – Elizabeth N. (b 1888 in Ludworth Co Durham)
Sister – Matilda N. (b 1889 in Seaham Harbour Co. Durham)
In 1891 living in Cotton Mills, Morley
Brother – George N. ( b. 1892 in Cotten Mill Houses, Churwell) Occupation in 1911 Coal Miner Hewer
Brother – James N.(b 1895 in Morley) Occupation in 1911 Coal Mine Pony Driver
Joseph Nicholson ( b 1898 in Leeds)
Brother – Walter N.(b 1901 in Fryston)
1901 Family Living at 27 Princess Street Great/Little Preston
1911 Family living at 51 Church Town, Garforth in a 4 room dwelling.