Pvt. Henry Irvin
Nixon is the son of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Nixon. He was born in Richland, Navarro County, Texas, September 29, 1894, and educated in
the public schools at that place. Following the declaration of
war between the United States and Germany was called to service
August 8, 1918, and ordered to Camp Cody, New Mexico, where he was
trained with Company H, 134th Infantry, 34th Division. Then
ordered to Camp Dix, New Jersey, and from there set sail for France
October 17, 1918, arriving in France the latter part of October.
After its arrival in France the division was ordered to Le Mans,
where it was broken up. Pvt. Dixon was transferred to a
Replacement Company and assigned to Company I, 141st Infantry, 36th
Division. Following the signing of the armistice was ordered
home and received his discharge July 4, 1919.
History of Texas World War Heroes - World War 1