Seaman DUNCAN NICOLSON
Last address in Lewis: 22 Gravir,
Son of Malcolm Nicolson, of 22, Gravir
Was present at Antwerp, 1914.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Laurentic
Service number: 5305/A
Date of birth: 8 February 1895
Date of death: 25 January 1917 at the age of 22
Ship sunk by U-80 off Malin Head
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 26
Local memorial: Pairc, Kershader
Served from the start of the war
Duncan was one of the sons of Malcolm (1851) and Christina (1851),
the others being Ann (1887), Christina Ann (1897), Christina (1882), Donald (1890), Isabella (1884), Jean Ann (1886) and John Murdo (1895).
Duncan was in Anson Bn (RND, C/87) from 19 September 1914.