Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Edward Nicholl: CEF Beechwood

Private Edward Nicholl was born 28 October, 1870 in Ireland, the son of Mrs. B. Nicholl, of 14, Napier St., Belfast, Ireland. A bricklayer by trade he served with the 77th Battalion of the CEF.
He died in bed of heart failure at the Ottawa House, Hull on 10 January 1918. According to an autopsy his health had been "worn down by a strenuous life."
He was given a military funeral with the band of the GGFG leading the procession and buried in Section A, Row 21, Plot 20.

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