Walter Henry Nichols


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WALTER HENRY NICHOLS............WENT BACK TO SEA SERVING ON TROOP SHIPS SS PRINCE EDWARD, AND THE CAPPELLO IN WW1 AT THE END OF WW1 SERVED ON THE HOSPITALSHIP PANAMA............AFTER THE WAR SERVED FOR SEVERAL MONTHS ON THE HMTS (SS) CZAR AND ONE VOYAGE WAS FROM HULL TO NORTH RUSSIA.............WORKED FOR SEVERAL YEARS ON SS ORDUNA AND SS ORBITA DOING TRANS ATLANTIC................THEN ON THE MAIDEN VOYAGE OF RMMS ALCANTARA AND SEVERAL ROUND TRIPS TO SOUTH AMERICA.........RETIRED FROM THE SEA IN 1927 AND TOOK THE VILLAGE POST OFFICE IN THE DORSET VILLAGE OF WEST MOORS.....MOVED TO SWANAGE ON RETIREMENT.... WAS INTERVIEWED AT LENGTH IN THE PLANNING OF THE FILM...........A NIGHT TO REMEMBER........REUNITED WITH OFFICER BOXALL AT THE FILMS PREMIER IN BOURNEMOUTH...........PASSED AWAY IIN 1960 AT 86 YEARS.............HIS PERSONAL EFFECTS ARE IN THE SOUTHAMPTON MARITIME MSEUM................HIS GRANDSON ( MYSELF) HAVE A LOT MORE DETAILS ABOUT HIS LIFE AND TIMES......AND HAS A ONE HOUR ILLUSTRATED TALK PREPARED ABOUT HIS LIFE.....................................
 

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Howard Nichols. who is Grandson of Walter Henry Nichols, has a full documented history of his life and how he survived the Titanic. He has prepared an 45 minute fully illustrated talk which is available for presentation at any function or meeeting that would be interested in the true story.
 

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Brian, why do you put  (? Nicholas) ? Howard Nichols - in your talk to the Probus Society, as reported ... you say "Walter Henry signed on the crew of the SS Royal Edward – which was used as a troopship", NOT SS PRINCE EDWARD.
 

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