George Nicoll

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: May 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 235640
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dunbarney, Perthshire
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Cox Bros, Camperdown Jute Works, Lochee
  • Mother:

    Mary Nicoll, 3 Marshall St, Lochee, Dundee

  • Father:

    David Nicoll, 3 Marshall St, Lochee, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    David & Fred

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about George Nicoll

George has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.

George Nicoll   235640   Gordon Highlanders


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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