Norman Nicholson

Dec 1, 1895

Born in Glenarm, Ontario to Samuel and Margaret Jane (nee Henderson) Nicholson


Nov 5, 1914

Attested into the 21st Battalion in Kingston, Ontario

Ø  Number 675

Ø  Next of kin given as Mrs. S Nicholson, mother, Kent St., Lindsay, Ontario

Ø  Previous occupation given as Chauffeur

Ø  No previous military experience given

Ø  Religion given as Presbyterian

Norman Nicholson lied about his age, stating that he had been born in 1893, not his actual birth year of 1895

The 21st Battalion trained in the Kingston area through the winter of 1914-15


Dec 30, 1914

Struck off strength of the battalion as being medically unfit


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