Born: 1879, Ipswich.

Died: 26th June 1915; age 36; died from a Gun Shot Wound to the Head, at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley, Hampshire. Severely wounded in April 1915.

Chief Resident Officer, A. Stephens, of the Royal Victoria Hospital registered the death. There was no Post Mortem.

Residence: 34, Freehold Road, St. John’s, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich. Volunteered in September 1914 and 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 brother’s 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 and head of the household and 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 January 1879, Ipswich – daughter of James Edward Hagger, a blacksmith engine maker, and Georgiana Eugenia Hagger (nee Moss), of 10, Albion Street, Ipswich.

Georgina and Alfred had four children:

Dorothy May Nunn, born May 1904, Ipswich.

Alfred James Nunn, born September 1906, Ipswich.

Ivy Nunn, born December 1909, Ipswich.

George Nunn, born August 1913, Ipswich.


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


Soldiers’ Effects to Eugenia Nunn – widow.


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


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Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements


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