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Lawrence Alexander Nixon

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Lawrence Alexander Nixon

October 18, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

73166

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

28th Bn.

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

March 3, 1889
Duperis, Wisconsin

Enlistment:

October 29, 1914
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Son of Robert and Isabella Nixon of Silverstone, Oregon, United States of America. Brother of Jennie.

Commemorated on Page 30 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. E. 28.

Location:

WULVERGHEM-LINDENHOEK ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 13 Km south of Ieper town centre, on a road leading from the Kemmelseweg N331 connecting Ieper to Kemmel. From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and straight on towards Armentieres (N365). 900 metres after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg. (Made prominent by a railway level crossing). 2 Km after passing the village of Kemmel lies the left hand turning onto the Hooghofstraat. The WULVERGHEM-LINDENHOEK ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY lies 1.5 Km along the Hooghofstraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Machine Gun Section 28th Battalion.– Photo of Machine Gun Section 28th Battalion. Pte L.A. Nixon top row, fourth from left.
  • Photo of Lawrence Alexander Nixon– In memory of the men from the 28th Battalion CEF who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy
Wilf Schofield, England

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