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

Date of Auction: 16th April 2020

Sold for £240

Estimate: £180 - £220

A Great War ‘Third battle of Ypres 1917’ M.M. awarded to Corporal Frederick Nicholson, 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers

Military Medal, G.V.R. (235818 Cpl. F. Nicholson. 2/Lanc: Fus:) small edge bruise, otherwise good very fine £180-£220


M.M. London Gazette 28 January 1918.

According to details provided in an accompanying letter from Regimental H.Q., Nicholson was awarded the M.M. for the attack on Poelcappelle on 9 October 1917, during the Third Battle of Ypres. He enlisted on 25 March 1915 and was discharged on 10 October 1918. He was issued with the British War and Victory Medals on 15 February 1922.