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Gordon Arnold Nickerson
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Gordon Arnold Nickerson 469266 Corporal 64th Battalion January 10, 1889 Pleasant Lake, Yarmouth Co., NS August 27, 1915 Sussex NB 36 5 feet, 11½ inches Fair Brown Brown Married Painter Methodist Margaret Nickerson (Wife) Lake Side, Yarmouth Co., NS February 14. 1919 May 8, 1958 Gordon Nickerson was the son of Sumner Troupe Nickerson (1864–1935) and Caroline Augusta (Perry) Nickerson (1864-1924). Gordon married Margaret Doane on January 11, 1915 Gordon 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).
Gordon and Margaret (Doane) Nickerson