Sergeant Albert Nixon MM
Albert enlisted with his brother in law 16055 Private Arthur Tyson who was killed during the Battle of the Somme in 1916
ONE OF THE "PAL'S". Burnley Sergeant wins Military Medal. (Burnley Express of 10th November 1917)
Sergeant Albert Nixon,
of the East Lancashire Regiment, writing to his wife, who resides at 6,
Ashley Street, Burnley, makes the pleasing announcement that he has been
awarded the Military Medal, but in his modesty refains from further commenting
upon the distinction conferred upon him.
M.M. WOUNDED A SECOND TIME. (Burnley Express of 17th April 1918)
This report shows that Sergeant Nixon was in hospital suffering from gunshot wounds in the right and left sides. It also adds that he was the son of Nathaniel Nixon, engine tenter at Greenwood's Corn Mill, it also shows that his brother in law Private Arthur Tyson was killed in action on the Somme on the 1st July 1916. The remainder of the report repeats most of the article of 10th November 1917.
my grandmother Bertha Tyson and Albert Nixon 15728 on their wedding day
in 1913 The witnesses are Arthur Tyson 16055 and his wife Lilias (nee