16 October 2009

5050430 Trooper Harold John Nickells, Royal Armoured Corps

5050430 Trooper Harold John Nickells of the Royal Armoured Corps (RAC) died on the 16th October 1944. He was 23 years old and from Staffordshire. He had originally joined the North Staffordshire Regiment but later transferred to the RAC and was serving with C Squadron, 49th Regiment, Reconnaissance Corps when he was killed. He was the son of Frederick Nickells and Ada Annie Nickells of Bonehill, Staffordshire and he is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery in Belgium.

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.


Ancestry.co.uk (1939-1945 Roll of Honour)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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