NICOL, Frank Wilfred
(Service number 17/367)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 8 November 1882 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 8 Clyde Avenue, Dunedin
Occupation Saddler
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married. One child
Next of Kin Mrs M. K. NICOL (wife), care of Mr A. Hunter, Saddle Hill, Dunedin, Otago
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 8th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship New Zealand Veterinary Corps
Date 13 November 1915
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 10 February 1961 Age 78 years
Place of Death Howick, Auckland
Memorial or Cemetery Howick Public Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Frank Wilfred Nicol was the eldest son of Alexander and Jane (née Finnie) Nicol. Frank was educated at Saddle Hill and Oamaru South schools, and possibly others. Frank had served as a daddler in the South African War. Frank married Mary King Wilson on 3 December 1906 in Dunedin. Their son, Robert Stuart Nicol, was born there on 30 March 1909.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [23 March 2018]; NZBDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [22 March 2018]; School Admission records (Dunedin & Oamaru branches NZSG) [22 March 2018]; Howick Cemetery headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [23 March 2018]

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