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NADIN Arthur
Able Seaman R/3783, Drake Battalion, R.N. Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Dangerously ill through gas 13 March 1918, died of the effects of gas 4:15pm 16 March 1918 at 12 General Hospital, Rouen. Aged 27. Born 5 December 1889 in Blackpool. Son of John George and Essie Nadin, of "Lound," Witham, Essex formerly 13 Horncliffe Road, South Shore, Blackpool, Lancs. Church of England. Enetered Army Reserve 2 March 1916, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 21 June 1917, mobilised 21 June 1917, with 2nd Reserve Battalion, Blandford, 23 June 1917, Drake Battalion, B.E.F., 14 January 1918. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section P. Plot VI. Row B. Grave 2B.
Rifleman 5054, 9th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 25 September 1915/ Born and enlisted Manchester, resident Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 46 - 48 and 50.

NEALE Charles
Private 228308, 1st (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), London Regiment. Killed in action 28 September 1917. Aged 23. Born Great Harwood, Lancashire, enlisted and rersident Blackpool. Son of John and Janet Neale, of 57, Melbourne St., Blackpool. Formerly 3277, Royal Lancashire Regiment posted 26th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Buried in ZUYDCOOTE MILITARY CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 24.
NEEP Joseph W
Private 29228, 1st Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died of wounds 7 September 1918. Aged 18. Born Blackpool, enlisted Preston. Son of George and Mary Neep, of Blackpool. Buried in MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY, LE TREPORT, Seine-Maritime, France. PLot VII. Row F. Grave 8B.
NELSON Charles Thomas
Gunner 114757, "B" Battery, 153rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 6 December 1917. Born and enlisted Blackpool, Lancashire. Son of Thomas and Deborah Nelson, of 1, Sharow Grove, Blackpool. Buried in ACHIET-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 5.
NEWBY Edward Evan
Lance Corporal M2/200962, "Y" Siege Park, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 12 December 1918. Aged 35. Baptised 21 November 1886 in Blackpool, Christ Church, son of Thomas and Nancy Newby.Born 3 March 1885, admitted to St John's Church of England School, Blackpool 1892. Husband of Julia Newby (nee Green), of 36, Cecil St., Blackpool, Lancs., married 1910. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XLVII. Row D. Grave 10.
NEWBY Herbert
Lance Corporal 13852, 8th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 13 November 1916. Aged 21. Born Halifax, enlisted Blackpool. Son of John and Frances Newby, of Luddendenfoot, Yorks. Buried in BERTRANCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot 1. Row K. Grave 2.

Private 39825, 14th (Service) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Killed in action 24 November 1917. Aged 19. Born Preston, Lancashire, enlisted Blackpool, Lancashire. Son of Mrs. Louisa Newhouse, of 29, Kensington Rd., Blackpool. Resident 119, Upper Adelaide Street, Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 10.

Appears in the British Jewry Book of Honour, 1914-1918:

The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
NEWSOME Harold Walter
Private 14274, 7th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died of wounds 13 October 1915. Aged 22. Born Earlsheaton, nr. Dewsbury, enlisted Blackpool. Son of Ada and the late John Newsome, of 6, York Street, Blackpool. Buried in BOIS-GUILLAUME COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 4.
NICKSON Arthur John
Private 51641, 17th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 12 October 1916. Enlisted Blackpool, resident Cambridge. Son of the late John Nickson, of Blackpool; husband of E. Finetta Nickson, of 804, Foul Bay Rd., Victoria, British Columbia. Buried in WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row K. Grave 7. See also Cambridge Guildhall
NICKSON Robert William
Lance Corporal 243039, 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 3 October 1918. Aged 23. Resident Blackpool, enlisted Barrow. Son of Joseph Webster Nickson and Lillias Lizzette Nickson, of Blackpool; husband of Lilian Nickson, of 90, Peter St., Blackpool. Buried in Y FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BOIS-GRENIER, Nord, France. Row N. Grave 30.
NOBLE William R
Private 32638, 8th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died of wounds 5 April 1918. Aged 31. Born Leeds, enlisted Blackpool. Husband of Adaline M. Noble, of 142, Grasmere Rd., Blackpool. Buried in CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XIV. Row F. Grave 14.
NODEN Walter [Walsh]
[Listed as NODIN on SDGW] Private 3387, 8th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died of wounds 19 June 1915. Born Windsor, Cheshire, resident and enlisted Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in LILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 8.
Private 2232, 1st Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 10 September 1916. Aged 19. Born Pontefract, Yorkshire, resident Blackpool, enlisted Preston. Son of the late William Norton. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A.

NUTTALL Cyril Norman
Private 13074, 5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Missing in action prsumed killed 15 June 1915. Born 23 April 1895 in Blackpool. Son of Mrs. H. O. Nuttall, of Saskatoon, Canada. Unmarried. Attested 18 September 1914 in Valcartier, Canada, aged 19 years 8 months, height 5 feet 9¾ inches, chest 35 inches. medium complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, religious denominatin Church of England. No known grave. Commemorated on VIMY MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7389 - 12
Private 12671, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 9 February 1917. Aged 23. Born Blackburn, enlisted Blackpool. Son of Howarth and Martha Jane Nuttall, of 46, Broadway, South Shore, Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 7.
Private 21716, 5th Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died in United Kingdom 30 July 1917. Aged 29. Born and enlisted Blackpool. Son of Richard Nuttall, of 101, Vicarage Lane, Marton; husband of Isabelle Moss (formerly Nuttall), of "Ivydene," Daggers Hole Lane, Marton, Blackpool. Buried in BLACKPOOL (LAYTON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section L. Grave 420.

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