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Kenneth Nicolson

Kenneth Nicolson

Kenneth Nicolson (1895-1915) was a son of Angus Nicolson and Isabella Macmillan, 24 Lemreway.

He enrolled in the Royal Naval Reserve, S/N A5569, on January 19, 1914. His record indicates that he was 5ft 7in tall with grey eyes, a pale complexion and a birth mark on left side of his face. Kenneth was a fisherman and was Mobilised on August 8, 1914. He served in the Royal Navy in the First World War aboard HMS Goliath. Kenneth lost his life when HMS Goliath was torpedoed and sunkHis name is commemorated in Loyal Lewis Roll of Honour and on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Pairc War Memorial and the Lewis War Memorial in Stornoway.

 

Title: Kenneth Nicolson
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Coinneach Aonghais Fhionnlaigh
Date of Birth: 28-12-1895
Date of Death: 12-05-1915
Occupation: Fisherman, Royal Naval Reservist, Royal Navy
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 5004
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 59792