Leading Seaman JOHN MURDO NICOLSON
Last address in Lewis: 3 Marybank, Stornoway
Son of John and Christina Nicholson, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis; husband of Williamina Nicolson, of Stornoway.
Service: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Rawalpindi
Service number: D/5685/D
Date of death: 23 November 1939 at the age of 36
Lost on HMS Rawalpindi, sunk in North Atlantic after engaging German battlecruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau
Originally from 36 Lower Bayble
Mentioned on family gravestone in Eye Cemetery, Lewis
Memorial: Plymouth Naval, panel 35, column 3
View tribute here and here.