Born: 1879, Ipswich.

Died: 26th June 1915; age 36; Died of Wounds – Netley, Hampshire. Severely wounded in April 1915.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich. Volunteered September – 1914 & drafted to the western front.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 2294

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,





Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Mrs Wright (formerly Nunn), of 6, Ponsard Road, College Park, London, N.W.




1881   Turret Lane, Malting Yard, Ipswich.


Alfred was a year old and living with his parents & siblings.

James Nunn, 53, a Maltster, born Gosbeck, Suffolk.

Hannah Nunn (nee Taylor), 39, born East Harling, Norfolk.

George Nunn, 20, a Clerk – Sanitary Authority, born East Harling.

Arthur Nunn, 17, at a Mineral Water Manufacturer, born East Harling.

Walter Nunn, 15, a Porter – Bookbinders, born East Harling.

Emily Nunn, 12, born Ipswich.

Edgar Nunn, 3, born Ipswich.


1891   15, Turret Lane, Ipswich.


Alfred was 11 years old and living with his parents, siblings & maternal aunt & cousins.

James, 65, a Maltster.

Hannah, 49.

Emily, 22, Mother’s Help.

Edgar, 13, a Clerk – Sanitary Authority Office.

Emily Adams, Blacksmith’s wife.

Edgar, 4.

Walter 11 months.


1901   ‘The Castle’, 17, Newnham Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire.


Alfred was 21 years old, a General Labourer. He was staying at his brothers house.

Arthur Nunn, 37, Licensed Victualler.

Kate, 38.

Emily, 12.

Arthur, 11.

Mabel, 10.

Edith, 8.

Sydney, 3.

2 visitors.


1911   25, Camden Road, Ipswich.


Alfred was 31 years old, a Cement Flagstone Maker – Borough Council. He was married & Head of the Household & caring for his widowed father.

Eugenia, 32.

Dorothy, 6.

Alfred, 4.

Ivy, 1.

James Nunn, 78, a retired Maltster.


In 1903, Ipswich, Alfred married, Georgiana Eugenia Hagger, born 1879, Ipswich.

They had 3 children:

Dorothy May Nunn, born 1904, Ipswich.

Alfred James Nunn, born 1906, Ipswich.

Ivy Nunn, born 1910, Ipswich.


Alfred’s mother, Hannah Nunn, died 1903, Ipswich.


Alfred is also remembered on the war memorial under Borough Surveyors Department at the Town Hall, Ipswich. St. John the Baptist church memorial

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Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements


Friends of The Suffolk Regiment





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