Walter’s parents Tom Ferdinand Nicholas married Lily Verena In San Joaquin County, California, United States 26th September 1887.
2nd Lieutenant Walter Wynne Nicholas born 1895 and baptized on 23rd October 1895 at St Clements Oxford. Father Tom Ferdinand Nicholas and Mother Lilly Verena (1862-1923) and Walter’s Siblings, Rowena Maud 1888 – 1978 and Wilfred Alban 1891 1940.
Father Tom Ferdinand Nicholas according to Crocfords The Church of England list of Ministers , Reverend Tom Ferdinand Nicholas at Woolton Liverpool 1899 – 1903 (St Peter’s Church Woolton)
In 1891 Walters Father Tom F Nicholas a student in Theology with wife Verena and daughter Rowena 2years old born California USA (Rowena 1888-1978). Family living 30 Aston St Cowley Oxford.
A elder brother of Walter , Wilfred Alban Nicholas 1891- 1940
in 1901 Rev Tom Ferdinand Nicholas living at 12 Ashton Drive Hunts Cross with his Mother Sarah.
Walter Wynne Nicholas was educated Eagle House School 1905 – 1910. and Dover House from April 1910. and on the 1911 census Dover House.
When the war broke out he received a commission and joined the 7th Batt. Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry, and after his training was sent out in the B.E.F. across the Channel .
2nd Lieutenant Walter Wynne Nicholas is remembered on Eagle House School Roll of Honour 1914- 1918
Photo of 2nd Lieutenant Walter Wynne Nicholas above from Lives of the First World War
2nd Lieutenant Walter Wynne fell in action 29th March 1916 and is Remembered with Honour Bard Cottage Cemetery Ypres Belguim