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Walter Wilson Nichol

In memory of:

Flying Officer Walter Wilson Nichol

May 16, 1943


Chiraga, Algeria

Military Service


Service Number:

Jj9537

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

608 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

November 21, 1919
Bateman, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

December 1, 1940

Son of Thomas and Anna Nichol, of Bateman, Saskatchewan. The province of Saskatchewan honoured Flying Officer Nichol by naming Nichol Island in northern Saskatchewan in his honour.

Commemorated on Page 198 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

12. G. 33.

Location:

EL ALIA Cemetery lies 13 kilometres south-east of Algiers on the road to El Harrash and is situated within a large civilian cemetery. The cemetery gates are never locked and access is available at all times. It is regretted that it is not possible to keep a copy of the register in this cemetery. Assistance may be obtained from staff when they are present and a copy of the register is available for consultation in the toolshed.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Walter Wilson Nichol is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Walter Wilson Nichol is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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