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Benjamin Ethelbert Nicholls

In memory of:

Captain Benjamin Ethelbert Nicholls

May 8, 1918

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)


20th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross and Bar

Additional Information

Son of Frederick and Emma Nicholls, of Swansea, Wales.

Commemorated on Page 478 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. H. 6.


Bellacourt is a village in the commune of Riviere, in the Departement of the Pas de Calais, 10 kilometres south-west of Arras. Visitors should take the N25, Arras to Coullens main road, as far as Beaumetz les Loges. Take the D34 to Riviere, fork right onto the D7, still in the direction of Riviere, and then turn left to the cemetery as indicated by the CWGC sign.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of BENJAMIN ETHELBERT NICHOLLS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Citation for his Miltary Cross.
  • A quiet Hero and a Great Uncle re-discovered on the internet (Page 1 of 17)
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  • Photo of Benjamin Nicholls– Benjamin Nicholls school photograph taken at Christ College, Brecon, Wales - so far the only known photo of him. It was taken in 1908 when he was 16.

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