Private Walter Nichol

Private Walter Nichol, 2nd Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action in France on 30th July 1916 during the Battle of the Somme and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. He had been born in Stow. He fell in the severe and confused fighting near the village of Longueval on the West side of Delville Wood. An abortive attack was made on German positions in an orchard which resulted only in heavy casualties including 6 Officers killed and 9 wounded.

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