Nixon, George


Nixon, George
G Nixon


11 items. The collection concerns Sergeant George Nixon (1595438 Royal Air Force) and contains his decorations, items, correspondence and photographs. He flew operations as an air gunner with 619 Squadron and was killed 11 November 1944.

The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Barbara Elliot and catalogued by Emily Knapp and Lynn Corrigan.

Additional information on George Nixon is available via the IBCC Losses Database.




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Nixon, G

Collection Items

George Nixon's decorations
Three medals - 1939-1945 Star, France and Germany Star and War Medal 1939-1945. Presentation box and accompanying paperwork including a tick list of medals awarded, transmission note issued by the Under Secretary of State for Defence (Armed Services)…

Baby's cutlery set
A cardboard box from Jewellers Nickels & Sons enclosing a hallmarked silver baby's cutlery set comprising a spoon and a pusher. An accompanying note identifies it as a present to George Nixon's daughter from his fellow crew members. The card is…

Crew graves
A number of crosses in a tended cemetery with planted roses. In the foreground there is a row of four crosses, two of which simply have the date 11 November 1944 on the crossbar. The second left cross has '1595438 Sgt G Nixon' and '1436511 Sgt JGD…

George Nixon
Half length portrait of Sergeant George Nixon in uniform displaying his air gunner's brevet.

Air crew
Seven aircrew in uniform. Four standing, including air gunner George Nixon (far left), flight engineer, wireless operator, and second air gunner standing behind seated navigator, pilot and bomb aimer.

George and Olive Nixon
A studio portrait of George and Olive Nixon sitting, wearing civilian clothes. George has a RAF roundel lapel badge on his suit and Olive is wearing a front buttoned short sleeved seersucker top.

A group of three couples standing in a row in their wedding clothes with George Nixon and Olive as the central couple. George and one other man are in civilian clothes and one is in RAF uniform. All three women are wearing wedding dresses, floral…

Christmas card
Christmas card with a picture of aircraft in action with bombing and searchlights. Annotated 'to Con, Albert and Amy from Olive and George'.

Letter from George Nixon to Ann
Catches up with family matters, share news of relations and tells that all is well.

Letter from George Nixon to 'Little Anne'
Catches up with family matters and tells that all is well.

News of North-East Men in the Forces
Announces George Nixon as presumed killed over Germany.
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