CEF Soldier Detail

Sapper Francis Ernest Nickelson
Died: June 30, 1960

Regimental Number:
687391
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Railway Troops
Battalion:
11th Railway Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Kalskrona
Country:
Sweden
Next of Kin:
Nelly Nickelson, wife, of Golden, British Columbia
Address at Enlistment:
Golden, British Columbia
Date of Birth:
October 23, 1875
Trade or Calling:
Teamster
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Kamloops, British Columbia
Date of Enlistment:
January 22, 1916
Age at enlistment:
40
Height:
5 Feet 5 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Great Britain    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
June 30, 1960
Age at Death:
84
Buried at:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Burnaby, BC
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box 7323-26
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Sapper Canadian Railway Troops 11th Railway Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 172nd Battalion D Company
Prior military service with 6th CMR in Boer War as  Reg. no. 438 ; and, 102nd Regiment, Rocky Mountain Rangers.