NIXON, Thomas Watson T W

Service:
Army
Rank:
Private
Unit:
1/4th Battalion, Essex Regiment
Place Enlisted:
Unknown
Service Number:
37022
Home Address:
Marwood Cottage, Barnard Castle
Family Details:

Son of Mr Winter Nixon, gamekeeper, the cottage, Flatts. 

Two of Thomas' brothers, William Nixon and Acting- Sergeant G.W Nixon served in the army. 

Teesdale Mercury-10/01/1917: Local and other notes: 3 sons serving

Date of Birth:
Unknown
Place of Birth:
Teesdale
Death:
Unknown
Place of Death
Unknown
Cause of Death:
Unknown
Place of Burial:
Protestant Cemetery, Haifa
Obituary:

Thomas probably never enlisted in the military services. he was employed as a driver for the Government Locomotive Superintendent of the Palestine railways. His final job had been to take a motor trolley ahead of a train from Harta to Jerusalem that was carrying a VIP. On his return to Harta the trolley left the line and he was killed. 

Teesdale Mercury-19/03/1919: Upper dale notes: Memorial Service

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