Private Lawrence John Nicholson
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- Glass Stained Glass
- Metal Brass
- First World War (1914-1918)
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On the window- TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF LAWRENCE JOHN/ NICHOLSON OF GOSFORTH BORN AUGUST 15 1893 WHO GAVE/ HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY AND FELL NEAR ARRAS, FRANCE, 1917./ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS."/ THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY HIS PARENTS ; On the Plaque- PTE LAWRENCE JOHN NICHOLSON ROYAL SUSSEX CYCLISTS (ATTACHED 2ND WILTSHIRE REGT)/ BELOVED AND ONLY SON OF JOHN AND EMILY NICHOLSON OF 10 WOODBINE ROAD, GOSFORTH/ KILLED IN ACTION APRIL 9TH 1917 AGED 23 YEARS/ BURIED IN NEUVILLE VITASSE ROAD CEMETERY, ARRAS, FRANCE