59809: Lewis Nicolson

Louis Neill Chaluim

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

On September 2, 1927 he enrolled in the Royal Naval Reserve, Service Number  AX  14099 and re-enrolled under  BX8740 and CX7650. His records indicate 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 throughout the Second World War based at HMS Europa, HMS Mentor, HMS Minos, HMS Orlando and  HMS Valkyrie. His name is mentioned in Roll of Honour: Pairc, Second World War.

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.

Record Type:
Also Known As:
Louis Neill
Date Of Birth:
27 Nov 1908
Date of Death:
Brothers Keeper Reference:
CEP 5010
Fisherman; Royal Naval Reservist; Petty Officer, Royal Navy
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