This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: May 1915
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 235640
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 23
- Date of Death: 22.03.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Arras Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 8 & 9
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dunbarney, Perthshire
- Occupation: Cox Bros, Camperdown Jute Works, Lochee
Mary Nicoll, 3 Marshall St, Lochee
David Nicoll, 3 Marshall St, Lochee
David & Fred
More about George Nicoll
George has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.
George Nicoll 235640 Gordon Highlanders
MISSING DUNDEE GORDON REPORTED KILLED.
Private George Nicoll, Gordon Highlanders, who was reported missing between 21st and 25th March, 1918, is now reported to have been killed on the 22nd of that month. Private Nicoll, who was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs David Nicholl, 3 Marshall Street, Lochee, enlisted in May, 1915, in the Cyclist’s Battalion, but was subsequently transferred to the Gordons. He had been at the front since October, 1917. Deceased was formerly employed in Camperdown Jute Works, (Cox Bros., Ltd.). Lochee. Two brothers are serving—Driver David Nicoll, with the A.S.C. in France and Sapper Fred Nicoll, with the Engineers.
Dundee Courier 17th January 1919
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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