Photograph album (n.d.); Photocopied press cuttings relating to W. Nixon ; Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (May 1975).
Wilfred Nixon papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection POW 047
- Dates of Creation1975
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; typescript, a photograph album, and press cuttings (photocopy)
- Direct Link
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Wilfred Nixon (b. 1882 in Workington), a Private, 17th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment, served on the Western Front. He was captured on 28 Apr. 1917 and held as a POW (Prisoner of War) at Friedricksfeld and Oberhausen. He was goalkeeper for Fulham Football Club at the outbreak of the First World War, also playing for Queen's Park Rangers before serving in France.
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Access is unrestricted
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Other Finding Aids
POW catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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