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Patteson Nickalls

Full name: Patteson Womersley Nickalls
Gender: Male
Born: January 23, 1876 in Widdington, Essex, Great Britain
Died: September 10, 1946 in Rugby, Warwickshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Roehampton Club
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Polo

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.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 32 London Polo Men's Polo Roehampton-1 GBR 1 Gold

Men's Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1908 Summer 32 London Polo Roehampton-1 GBR Final Round Match 1/2 1 1908-06-21 Roehampton-1 8, Ireland-3 1 2
1908 Summer 32 London Polo Roehampton-1 GBR Round One Match #1 1 1908-06-18 Roehampton-1 4, Hurlingham-2 1 1
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