William Duncan Nicol

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 60156
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 33rd Company
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 32
  • Date of Death: 29.05.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Pond Farm Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: O.11.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Oban
  • Address: 1 Gowrie Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Clerk, Thomas Bonar & Co Ltd, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Margaret Nicol, 1 Gowrie St, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Nicol, 1 Gowrie St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    3 Brothers, (names unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Duncan Nicol

William Nicol   60156   Machine Gun Corps


Private William Nicol, Machine Gun Corps, son of Mr William Nicol, Gowrie Street, Dundee, has been killed.  Deceased, who joined the army over a year ago, had been for about six months at the front.

Previous to enlistment he was a clerk with Thomas Bonar & Co., Ltd.  Mr Nicol has three sons still serving, one of whom was wounded recently.

Dundee Courier 5th June 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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