A Collection of Medals formed by the Reverend Canon Nigel Nicholson, OStJ, DL

Date of Auction: 16th April 2020

Sold for £320

Estimate: £340 - £380

A Great War ‘Thiepval 1916’ M.M. group of three awarded to Private T. H. Nicholson, 12th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment, attached 54th Trench Mortar Battery, late Royal Fusiliers

Military Medal, G.V.R. (G-40031 Pte. T. H. Nicholson. 12/Middx. R.); British War and Victory Medals (1976 Pte. T. H. Nicholson. R. Fus.) together with a Middlesex Regiment cap badge, nearly extremely fine (4) £340-£380


M.M. London Gazette 21 December 1916. Nicholson is listed alongside those M.Ms. awarded to the 12th Middlesex for the battle of Thiepval on 26 September 1916. Privates Edwards and Ryder, both 12th Middlesex, each won the Victoria Cross in this action.