Wedding Photograph

          

Story:

“I learned a lot from grandad. The photographs and items that he treasured are now my treasures.”
 

History:

Benjamin Nixon joined the army in 1938 aged seventeen. In 1942 whilst on leave he married. He is seen here in his uniform whilst Bessie is wearing a wedding dress made of parachute silk. Despite spending time in a Prisoner of War Camp he returned safely home.