Wilfred Nixon papers

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection POW 047
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; typescript, a photograph album, and press cuttings (photocopy)

Scope and Content

Photograph album (n.d.); Photocopied press cuttings relating to W. Nixon [1917]; Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (May 1975).

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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Acquisition Information

See under McGarry in Research Correspondence File.


In English

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Related Material

Tapes 289 and 290: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in May 1975.