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Lewis Nicolson

Lewis Nicolson

Lewis Nicolson (1908-1974) was a son of Neil Nicolson and Gormelia Morrison, 27 Lemreway.

He enrolled in the Royal Naval Reserve, S/Ns AX  14099, BX8740 and CX7650, on September 2, 1927. His record shows that he was 5ft 8in tall, had brown hair, blue eyes and a fresh complexion. Lewis was a fisherman on the Kebboch Head from 1927 until he was Mobilised on August 27, 1939.

Lewis served as a Petty Officer in Royal Navy thoughout the Second World War based at HMS Europa, HMS Mentor, HMS Minos, HMS Orlando and  HMS Valkyrie.

At Stornoway, in 1935, he married Agnes Macmillan, 23 Gravir. Lewis and Agnes settled at 25 Gravir and they had six children.

The family moved to Nairn in the 1950s.

Title: Lewis Nicolson
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Louis Neill Chaluim
Also Known As: Louis Neill
Date of Birth: 27-11-1908
Date of Death: 1974
Date of Marriage: 1935
Occupation: Fisherman, Royal Naval Reservist, Royal Navy
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 5010
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 59809