Private Herbert Tice Nicklin

Herbert Tice Nicklin © Dorking Advertiser
Photograph courtesy of Royston Williamson

Thank you to Jim Edwards for this research.

Herbert Tice Nicklin (b late 1897) attested on 10th January 1916 in Dorking and attended the High School. His parents were George Tice and Fanny Nicklin of Falkland House, Falkland Grove. He was mobilised on 26th April into the 1st Reserve battalion (the training battalion) of the Honourable Artillery Company (Infantry) (7509). He went to France in early December to join the 1st Battalion and died of wounds on 9th February 1917. He was buried at Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel and is commemorated in St Paul’s Church.

Hebert’s brother Percy was killed on 1st October 1918, for more information on Percy and the Nicklin family, go to Percy’s page.


Private H.T Nicklin
© Simon Jervis 2014

Born Dorking, Surrey
Lived Dorking, Surrey
Son of George Tice and Fanny (nee Softley) of Falkland Grove
Brother of Percy Raymond Nicklin
Regiment 1st Battalion. Honourable Artillery Company
Number 7509
Date of Death 9th February 1917
Place of Death France
Cause of Death Died of wounds
Age 19
Cemetery Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont Hamel, Beaucort, France

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