Eric James Brindley Nicolson was missing in action on May 2nd, 1945 as Wing Commander when flying as an Observer with a B-24 Liberator of No. 355 Squadron. He is mentioned on the Monument for the missing of the Commonwealth in Singapore, panel 445.
December 21st, 1936: Pilot Officer on probation;
October 12th, 1937: Pilot Officer;
May 12th 1939: Flying Officer;
September 3rd, 1940: Flight Lieutenant;
December 1st, 1941: Temporary Squadron Leader;
August 11th, 1944: Acting Wing Commander;
January 19th, 1945: Squadron Leader (war subs., seniority June 17th, 1942).
?: Yardley Court Preparatory School, Tonbridge;
?: Tonbridge School, Tonbridge;
1935: Experimental Engineer, Ricardo's Works, Shoreham;
October 1936: Royal Air Force;
? - November 16th, 1936: de Havilland School of Flying, White Waltham;
?: No. 10 Flying Training School Ternhill;
July 1937: Gunnery Training, Sutton Bridge;
August 7th, 1937: No. 72 Squadron;
May 15th, 1940: Flight Commander No. 249 Squadron;
August 16th, 1940 - February 23rd, 1941: RAF Hospital, Halton/ RAF Convalescent Facility, Torquay;
February 14th, 1941: Instructional Staff, No. 54 Operational Training Unit;
September 22nd, 1941: Commanding Officer No. 1459 Flight, RAF;
March 17th, 1942: Staff Officer, Headquarters No. 293 Wing, Alipore, India;
December 1942: Staff, Air Headquarters, Bengal;
August 4th, 1943: Commanding Officer No. 27 Squadron, Agartala, Burma;
August 11th, 1944: Wing Commander, Headquarters, 3rd Tactical Air Force, Comilla, Bengal.
August 16th, 1940: Messerschmitt Bf 109.
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