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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Nixon
NIXON, Professor John Alexander (1874-1951)
Created 1934
Level of description
collection level (single item)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1874; educated at Cambridge University and St Bartholomew's Hospital, London; House Physician and Opthalmic House Surgeon, St Bartholomew's Hospital, 1900-1901; House Surgeon, Metropolitan Hospital, [London], 1901-1902; House Physician and Senior Resident Officer, Bristol Royal Infirmary, 1902-1906; Consulting Physician, BEF, France, 1918, and later Consulting Physician, Bristol Royal Hospital and Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of Bristol; died in 1951.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1988.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Copy of letter from Nixon to Dr G C Linder concerning Nixon's post-mortem on Baron von Richthofen ('The Red Baron'), Oct 17 1934.

System of arrangement

single item

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material
Finding aids

Summary guide entry online at

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives



Decorations: CMG

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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  • Air warfare
  • International conflicts
  • Military engineering
  • War
  • Warfare
  • Wars (events)
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Linder, G C, fl 1934, Doctor
  • Richtofen, Manfred, Von, 1892-1918, Baron Von Richtofen, German fighter pilot, known as The Red Baron

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