Name:Service No:Rank:Service:Date of Birth:Place of Birth:Date of Enlistment:Place of Enlistment: Age at Enlistment:Height:Complexion:Eyes:Hair:Martial Status:Trade:Religion:Next of Kin:Date of Discharge:Date of Death:
Gordon Arnold Nickerson
Gordon Arnold Nickerson469266Corporal64th BattalionJanuary 10, 1889Pleasant Lake, Yarmouth Co., NSAugust 27, 1915Sussex NB365 feet, 11½ inchesFairBrownBrownMarriedPainterMethodistMargaret Nickerson (Wife) Lake Side, Yarmouth Co., NSFebruary 14. 1919May 8, 1958Gordon Nickerson was the son of Sumner Troupe Nickerson (1864–1935) and Caroline Augusta (Perry) Nickerson (1864-1924). Gordon married Margaret Doane on January 11, 1915Gordon Nickerson enlisted with the 64th Battalion/ He arrived in England on April 9, 1916 and was transferred to the 21st Battalion and taken on strength on July 6, 1916. He embarked for France on July 13, 1916 and joined the unit in the field on July 14, 1916.Suffering from shell shock, he was hospitalized in September, 1916. In May 31, 1917 he was transferred to the 6th Reserve Battalion and on July 11, 1918 to the 17th Reserve Battalion at Bramshott. On January 1919 he returned to Canada and was discharged on February 14, 1919.Corporal Nickerson also served during WWII as an instructors at the Yarmouth Training Centre (Camp 60).