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H. J. Nixon (c1909-1964)
"We record with regret the death of Mr. H. J. Nixon, M.I.P.E., works director Alvis Ltd., who died on November 15th. Mr Nixon, who was sixty-four years of age, had been the works director at Alvis since 1952. He started his career as a production engineer with the Ford Motor Company of Canada., transferring to the De Havilland Aircraft Company Ltd., in 1934 where he was ultimately responsible for managing the production of aero-engines and propellers. A memorial service was held at the Coventry Cathedral at 12.30 on December 2nd."