M.S.M Group - Pte. Nicolls
M.S.M Group to Nicolls - Regimental Number 1703 - This consists of the following items: The Meritorious Service Medal officially impressed to "1703 PTE. J.J.NICHCOLLS. 5/F.AMB.CAN.A.M.C.", the War and Victory Medals, officially impressed and read "1703 L.CPL. J.J.NICHOLLS. C.A.M.C.", all medals are on new ribbons and are in extremely fine condition with nice patina. Finally, a Death Plaque or Death Penny dedicated to John Jeffery Nicholls. The plaque is heavily but naturally patinated, very fine condition. This lot includes a 10 page compilation of initial service records. John Jeffery Nicholls, was born October 22nd 1891 in Kingsbridge, South Devon, England. Working as a sanitary inspector in Toronto, John represents a very early enlistment, joining the CEF on November 21st 1914. Fighting overseas with the Canadian Army Medical Core and with the 5th Field Ambulance, Nicholls won the MSM. Nicholls was listed as killed in action on October 12th 1918, only one month from the wars end.