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Robert Carmichael Nicolson

M, #499, b. 25 July 1916, d. 29 April 1941
Last Edited: 17 Aug 2020

Parents:

Father*: Robert Davidson Nicolson b. 11 Sep 1888, d. 13 Sep 1970
Mother*: Martha Rattray McKane b. c 1888
  • Birth*: Robert Carmichael Nicolson was born on 25 July 1916 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland, ; 1916 Births in the district of St Clement in the burgh of Dundee ref 355;
    Robert Carmichael Nicolson, born 1916 July Twenty-fifth at 1h 30m PM at 37 Strathmartine Road Dundee; male parents Robert Davidson Nicolson jute mill mechanic and Martha Rattray Nicolson ms McKane who married 1915 July 9th Dundee; signed Martha R Nicolson mother; registered 1916 August 10th at Dundee signed Alex Buchan registrar.1
  • He was the son of Robert Davidson Nicolson and Martha Rattray McKane.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Robert Carmichael Nicolson died on 29 April 1941 at SS City of Nagpur (Glasgow), at age 24 Merchant Navy.
  • (Witness) Anecdote forWeb: He was mentioned when Catherine Nicolson Miller nursing sister was reminiscing about Robert Davidson Nicolson who was a jute engineer in India during the 1930s; had children who all went to High School and lived with their aunt in Balmossie Street (Broughty Ferry/Barnhill) - Bobby (Robert Carmichael) drowned in WWII, Eleanor, Jimmy (in accident after WWII); brought the 'Kukri Knife' brooch to his cousin Kate Miller (ms Nicolson); when he was home from India, they (he & wife) would visit with you.2

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory births 1916 Dundee St Clement 282/3 355 [Dec 2019].
  2. [S33] Interview , CNM [c2004].