Awards & Winners

Henry James Nicholas

Date of Birth 11-June-1891
Place of Birth Lincoln
(New Zealand, Canterbury, South Island, Christchurch)
Nationality New Zealand
Profession Soldier
Henry James Nicholas VC MM was a New Zealander recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces, which he received during the First World War. He was later awarded a Military Medal for his actions during engagements with the enemy from late September to early October 1918. He was killed in action three weeks before the end of the war.

Awards by Henry James Nicholas

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Victoria Cross
(In recognition of most conspicuous bravery that took place on 3rd December, 1917 as Private of the Canterbury Regiment during the First World War.)