|PERSONAL DETAILS||Thomas NICHOLSON|
|Birth date and place||c. 1835 London, Middlesex, England.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
|38 Hanover Street, Manchester, Lancashire (1871).|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 9 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: light brown.|
|Marriage date and place||1865 Q3, Manchester, Lancashire (tentative).|
|Spouse||Jane CARSON (tentative).|
|Death date and place|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||7th (Royal Fusiliers) Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#2994 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||31 Aug 1853 Salford, Lancashire.|
|Service/Campaigns||Embarked for Turkey on 5 Apr 1854.|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasp Alma. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
|Casualty/Medical||Casualty Roll: Wounded. Battle at the River Alma. 20 September 1854.
Received at the Battle of the Alma a gunshot wound in the left groin by which he is permanently lame and disabled from service.
Unfit for further service [Chatham December 13th 1855].
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||22 Jan 1856 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||2 years 145 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1407/49.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Manchester, Lancashire.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||1st Manchester District (1856, 1865).|
|Pension Amount||10d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||10 Nov 1860 Portland; 11 Feb 1861 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Perth Gazette 24 Oct 1862.|
|Departure from WA||Gem dep. 16 Oct 1862 for Adelaide. Onward to Sydney, NSW by 1863 vessel unknown.
Returned to England by 1865.