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Ganton (St. Nicholas') Churchyard contains the grave of one soldier who served with the Yorkshire Regiment. This grave is marked by a family headstone.

St Nicholas' Church, Ganton, is located in Main Street of this village in North Yorkshire.


Private Robert George Nicholl. 5/13555.
  Private Robert George Nicholl. 5/13555.
11th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment.
Died at home 18 February 1917. Aged 25.
Born Green Side Hill (Malton), Enlisted Malton, Resided Helmsley.

Robert George Nicholl was a farm foreman who worked in Helmsley.His parents were Michael and Ellen Nichol of Warren House, Ganton.  His brother farmed at Hasty Bank Farm at nearby Pockley. He died in Cannock Chase Hospital of Bronchial Pneumonia.

Although the spelling of his name is "Nicholl" on the Brookwood Memorial, it is shown as "Nichol" elsewhere.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF ROBERT GEORGE, DEARLY BELOVED SON OF MICHAEL AND ELLEN NICHOL, WARREN HOUSE, WHO DIED AT RUGELEY CAMP FEBRUARY 18th 1917, AGED 25 YEARS.
"FOR HIS COUNTRY"

Photo by Andy Kirkland.
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Private Nicholl's headstone in Gantion (St. Nicholas) Churchyard
Private Nicholl's headstone in Ganton (St. Nicholas) Churchyard
Photo by Andy Kirkland

The entrance to St. Nicholas' Church, Ganton
The entrance to St. Nicholas' Church, Ganton
Photo by Andy Kirkland

St. Nicholas' Church, Ganton
St. Nicholas' Church, Ganton
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