Nicol Donald Ninian Lt-Col 0
Name Nicol Donald Ninian
Army number Not yet traced.
Date of birth 5/2/1911.
Unit Commissioned as 2/Lt in the Black Watch 29/1/1931. GSO2 Sierra Leone Area 12/41. Posted 1 TS 15/9/1943. Took command of Battalion 3/1/1944 until Lt Col De Winton arrived. T/Lt Col Commanding 1 TS 17/7/44. With the Battalion on disbandment. Posted 7th Argylls 9/44. AAG HQ Ceylon Army Command SEAC 6/45. AA & QMG Ceylon 6/46. Major 1/7/46. Retired as Lt Col 4/8/48.
Company/Battery Battalion HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Second-in-command. Commanding Officer.
Joined Brigade 15/9/1943.
Promotions Lt 29/1/34, Captain 29/1/39, T/Major 3/12/1941, T/Lt Col 17/7/1944.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died Ardmarnoch, Argyll January 1977 - exact date not yet known.
Home address Son of Donald Ninian Nichol and Frances Eva Marjorie Macpherson. SEAC Ceylon. Ardmarnoch, Kilfinan, Argyll. Married Miss Barnard in East Ashford Q2 1937 - ref 2 a 2669, one son (To see an obituary memorial notice on his son from the Northern Ireland Veterans Association please click here.
Source table 1TS
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