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H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Thomas William Nicholson

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Date of birth: 23rd June 1916
Place of birth: Gateshead, County Durham, England
Parents: William and Emily Nicholson
Wife: Flora Nicholson
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Cook
Service Number: P/MX 56829
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Thomas was born on 23rd June 1916 in Gateshead, County Durham to parents William and Emily Nicholson. He was the husband of Flora Nicholson, of Gateshead. He was 24 years old at the time of his loss.

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None at this time.

Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Thomas's name is in Column 3 of Panel 57.

Detail of Thomas's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His granddaughter, Susan Jackson (photos & information, December 2008)