Private Albert Edward Nicholson

Rank or Title

Date of Birth

Jan 1889

Date of Death

12 Apr 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation


Service Number


Place of Birth

Nr Fakenham
United Kingdom

World War I Address

68 Tavistock Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 3rd May 1917
Pte Albert Edward Nicholson


Pte Albert Edward Nicholson, 233543 (8090), 1/2nd Battalion London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers), was killed in action in Flanders on April 12th, 1917. He was aged 28.

A Roll of Honour advert in The Luton News appears to the only local mention of Pte Nicholson's death. That was placed by his widow, Florence (nee Phillips), whom Albert had married in Luton in June 1915, and who was living at the time at 68 Tavistock Street, Luton. Florence later returned to live with her widowed mother, Hannah, at 50 Ivy Road, Luton, and never remarried.

Albert Nicholson was born in Hempton, near Fakenham, Norfolk, in January 1889. At the time of the 1911 Census he was described as a printer at a Luton printing works who was boarding in Gladstone Avenue, off Grove Road, Luton.


Individual Location

Pte Albert Edward Nicholson

Author: Deejaya

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