Full name: Patteson Womersley Nickalls
Born: January 23, 1876 in Widdington, Essex, Great Britain
Died: September 10, 1946 in Rugby, Warwickshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Roehampton Club
Country: Great Britain
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Patteson Nickalls went up to New College, Oxford from Rugby where he played polo against Cambridge in 1895, 1896, and 1897, thus making him the only blue on the Roehampton team which won the gold medals at the 1908 Olympics. At the outbreak of the Boer War, Nickalls was gazetted to the Durham Light Infantry and took part in the Relief of Ladysmith. In 1901 he became a member o the Stock Exchange but rejoined the Colours in 1914, winning a DSO in 1918.
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