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Name: NICOLSON, William Hurst (Capt.)

Birth Date: 19.9.1870 Linlithgow, Scotland

Death Date: 21.1.1916 Shaikh, Saad, Mesopotamia, on active service, buried at Amara

Nationality: British

First Date: 1901

Profession: 1903 O.C. Troops at Muhoroni during the Nandi troubles.

Area: Entebbe

Married: Isabella Anderson

Children: Jean Margaret (Entebbe 4.6.1906)

Book Reference: Moyes, EAHB 1905, North, EA Diary 1903, EAHB 1906, EAHB 1904, EAHB 1907, Drumkey, UJ

War Service: Royal Munster Fusiliers/ Indian Staff Corps/ 5 KAR

General Information:

North - arr. Mombasa from Bombay 5/4/1901 with Indian Contingent for 1st Battn. Uganda Rifles, dep. for Uganda 12/4/1901; Capt.; Member of Nandi punitive expedition 28/4/1903; dep. Mombasa on leave 28/11/1903; arr. Mombasa from India 14/10/1904; Entebbe 1905
EAHB 1905 - 4th KAR, Commandant Indian Contingent, Uganda
Uganda Journal - Vol 22, p. 186 - Group photograph of Uganda officials November 1907. - (O.C. Indian Contingent)
Invited to Phelips wedding
Buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq

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