CANADIAN PARA Nicklin, Jeff Albert

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Nicklin
  • FORENAME
Jeff Albert
  • UNIT
  • RANK
Lieutenant Colonel
  • NUMBER
  • DATE OF DEATH
24th March 1945
  • AGE
30
  • GRAVESITE
Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery,Netherlands XXII.C.1
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 10.12.1914 Fort William,Ontario
moved to Winnipeg,Manitoba 1924
son of Percy Harold and Eva Louise Nicklin,Suite 9,Camelot Apartments,Winnipeg,Man.
husband of Mary Eileen Nicklin,538 Rathgar Avenue,Winnipeg,Manitoba (1 son David Jef)
(postwar Port Credit,Ontario)
educated Mulvey,Gordon Bell and Kelvin schools
member of Blue Bomber rugby team,Winnipeg
enlisted as Private,Royal Winnipeg Rifles 1940
Royal Winnpeg Rifles in Europe 1941 (Lt-Cap)
award O.B.E.
1 Canadian Parachute Bn (2IC and CO)
WIA Normandy 1944
KIA northeast of Wesel,Germany
 

DATE OF DEATH:

24-Mar-1945
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