Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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William Duncan Nicol
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 60156
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Oban
- Address: 1 Gowrie Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Clerk, Thomas Bonar & Co Ltd, Dundee
Margaret Nicol, 1 Gowrie St, Dundee
William Nicol, 1 Gowrie St, Dundee
3 Brothers, (names unknown)
More about William Duncan Nicol
William Nicol 60156 Machine Gun Corps
DUNDEE MACHINE GUNNER KILLED.
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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