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Police-Inspector J. Nicholson, who recently left Geraldton on transfer to Fremantle, has received advice to the effect that his son (Sergeant J. Nicholson), who was a wireless operator-air gunner in the Royal Australian Air Force, has been posted missing as a result of an aircraft accident and also that no hope can be held for his survival.<ref>Geraldton Guardian and Express (WA:1929-1947) Tuesday 10 March 1942, page 4.</ref>
  
 
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John Gordon Nicholson
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 24 Mar 1920
Place of Birth Kelmscott, Western Australia
Death 27 Feb 1942, aged 21
Place of Death Off Queensland, Australia
Age at Enlistment 20 years, 5 months
Address Victoria Park, Western Australia
Next of Kin Father , Mr Joseph Nicholson
Military Information
Reg Number 17708
Date of Enlistment 11 Sep 1940
Rank Sergeant
Unit/Formation SHQ Port Moresby
Post War Details
Australian War Memorial Australian War Memorial



Pre War

War Service

Police-Inspector J. Nicholson, who recently left Geraldton on transfer to Fremantle, has received advice to the effect that his son (Sergeant J. Nicholson), who was a wireless operator-air gunner in the Royal Australian Air Force, has been posted missing as a result of an aircraft accident and also that no hope can be held for his survival.[1]

  • Sydney Memorial at Rookwood for those who have no grave


Notes

John is commemorated on Panel 6 at the Rookwood Memorial.

  1. Geraldton Guardian and Express (WA:1929-1947) Tuesday 10 March 1942, page 4.

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