NIXON, John Francis

Rank: 
Lieutenant (later Captain)
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
170433
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
October, 1972
Lt John Nixon MC 3 Commando
Lieutenant John Nixon was awarded the Military Cross in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy. [1]
  • 28 December 1945 Lieutenant Nixon relinquished his commission on account of disability and was granted the honorary rank of Captain. [2]
Captain John Nixon MC died in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia in October 1972. [3]
 
Sources
[1] London Gazettes Supp. 36327, page 256.
[2] London Gazettes Supp. 37404, page 6277.
[3] Commando Association newsletter 62.
 

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