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George Edmund Nix was born in 1885 the son of Edmund, a bobbin and carriage worker, and Elizabeth Ann Nix (née Burton). His parents were born at Radford, Edmund in 1859, Ann in 1864. Married in 1882, they had ten children, seven surviving infancy - George Edmund b.1885, Thirza b.1888, Maud b.1891, Emma b.1893, Gladys b.1896, Lucy Ann b.1900 and Horace b.1910. In 1911, they lived at 88, Miall Street, Radford. Emma was a net packer. George Edmund married Sarah Ann Blount in 1907 and in 1911 they lived at 16, Schooner Street, Nottingham with their daughter Dorothy who had been born in 1908. Theresa Nix, George’s sister lived with them. Sarah Ann later lived at 35, Grimston Street, Radford Boulevard, Nottingham.
In 1911, he was a brusher in the bobbin and carriage trade.
28 Nov 1917
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Corporal Shoeing Smith
1/1st Bn South Nottinghamshire Hussars
Shoeing Smith Corporal George Edmund Nix, enlisted at Nottingham, he served with the 1/1st South Notts. Hussars, he was killed in action 28th November 1917. He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.
In Memoriam notices published 28th November 1918/1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post: NIX. – In loving memory of Cpl. George Nix, killed in action November 28th, 1917, Hussars. A bitter blow, to part with one we love so dear. – From his broken-hearted wife, daughter Doris and mother. “NIX. – In loving memory of Cpl. S/S. G. Nix, killed November 28th, 1917, South Notts. Hussars. A loving son and brother kind, beautiful memories left behind. – From loving father, mother, brother, sisters, and brothers-in-law Ernest and Jack (in France).” “NIX. – In loving memory of my dear husband, George, killed in action, Palestine, November 28th, 1917. Gone from our home, not from our hearts. Sadly missed. – Sorrowing wife, daughter Doris, mother-in-law. “NIX. – In loving memory of S.S. G. E. Nix, killed in action November 28th, 1917. We pictured him safely returned, and longed to clasp his hand, but God postponed the meeting, till we meet in a better land. – From father, mother, brother, sisters, and brothers-in-law.” Notices courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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