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  •  Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France. Courtesy Murray Biddle
Person Details
Parents: Frederick and Alice Nilan of 11 Queen Street, Warsop.
Butcher
13 Dec 1917
19
67807 - CWGC Website
203663
11 Queen Street, Warsop.
Private
1/5th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Enlisted 12/03/1917 aged 18 years and 322 days. Only stood 5ft and 4and half inches tall.
Mansfield Chronicle Advertiser; 23/12/1917: Pte Reg Nilan aged 19 has been killed by a German Wing Bomb. No physical wounds, but killed by the shock of the bomb exploding against him.
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  •  Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France. Courtesy Murray Biddle
    Lewis Reginald Nilan - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France. Courtesy Murray Biddle