Sapper Francis Ernest Nickelson

Regimental Number:
687391
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Railway Troops
Battalion:
11th Railway Battalion
Company:
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Enlistment Date:
January 22, 1916
Age at Enlistment:
40
Enlisted at:
Kamloops, British Columbia
Address at Enlistment:
Golden, British Columbia
Civilian Occupation:
Teamster
Saw Service in:
Great Britain
Date of Death:
June 30, 1960
Age at Death:
84
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Burnaby, BC
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Date of Birth:
October 23, 1875
Next of Kin:
Nelly Nickelson, wife, of Golden, British Columbia
Place of Birth:
Kalskrona
Country of Birth:
Sweden
Prisoner of War:
No
Interned:
Married:
Married
Religion:
Presbyterian
Height:
5 Feet 5 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
   
NAC Reference: ^1Box 1Box 7323-26
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private
Canadian Infantry
172nd Battalion
D Company
Sapper
Canadian Railway Troops
11th Railway Battalion
Awards and Decorations
Notes
Prior military service with 6th CMR in Boer War as  Reg. no. 438 ; and, 102nd Regiment, Rocky Mountain Rangers.
Research Notes