Bob Nixon - Billiard Player - Newcastle

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    BILLIARD PLAYERS ENLIST Three well-known young billiard players have joined the colours to serve their King and country. Our readers will learn with interest that Willie Smith of Darlington; Tom Newman and Bob Nixon, of Newcastle, have enlisted. They have shown an excellent example which will, without doubt, be followed by many of their admirers. This photograph was published in the Illustrated Chronicle on the 28th of June 1915. During the Great War the Illustrated Chronicle published photographs of soldiers and sailors from Newcastle and the North East of England, which had been in the news. The photographs were sent in by relatives and give us a glimpse into the past. The physical collection held by Newcastle Libraries comprises bound volumes of the newspaper from 1910 to 1925. We are keen to find out more about the people in the photographs. If you recognise anyone in the images please comment below. Copies of this photograph may be ordered from us, for more information see: http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt" >www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt Please make a note of the image reference number above to help speed up your order.
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    illustratedchroniclesoldiers
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    IllustratedChronicles (Flickr)
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    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
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    Alternate Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/127539872@N02/16632817955/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 2 years, 3 months ago
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