Born: 6th February 1919, Ipswich.
Died: 24th December 1940; age: 21; Died of Wounds at Sollum, Libya.
Residence: 31, Felix Road, Ipswich.
Employed: at Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Ipswich.
Brother to LEONARD WILLIAM MUNNINGS.
Rank: Signalman; Service Number: C/SSX 19602.
Regiment: H.M.S. ‘Medway’.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Ernest Charles & Eva Josephine Munnings, of Ipswich.
Father: Ernest Charles Munnings, born December 1892, Ipswich. An Engineer’s Wood Pattern Maker.
Mother: Eva Josephine Munnings (nee Ware), born May 1892, Darlington, Durham.
Ernest is also remembered by Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies with entrance gates, dedicated in May 1958, at Ransomes Sports’ Centre, Sidegate Avenue, Ipswich.
H.M.S. ‘Medway’ – Between June 1941 – April 1942 was on deployment at Alexandria for support of 1st Submarine Flotilla.