Born: 1888, Ipswich.

Died: 30th September 1915; age 27; KiA by shell fire at the Battle of Loos

E.A.D.T. – Friday, 8th October 1915 – The mother of Private Frederick Nunn, of the 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Lancaster Regiment, has received from Private P. O’Brien, a chum, the announcement of her son’s death; he was killed by shell fire in France, only surviving ten minutes after he had been struck. Mrs. Nunn resides in Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Colchester, Essex.

Date of Entry Therein: 27th August 1914.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 8734

Regiment: Royal Lancaster Regiment, 2nd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.


Memorial  Reference:

Panel 19 7 20.

Loos Memorial,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Edith Nunn, of 20, Cullingham Road, Ipswich & the late William Nunn.




1891   1, Blanche Street, Ipswich.


Frederick was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Alfred Nunn, 28, a Stonemason, born Ipswich.

Edith Nunn (nee Plantin), 27, born Ipswich.

Annie Nunn, 9, born Ipswich.

Edward Nunn, 7, born Ipswich.

Ada Nunn, 2, born Ipswich.

Walter Nunn, 3 weeks, born Ipswich.


1901   52, Victoria Street, Ipswich.


Frederick was 15, a Tailor. He was living with his parents & siblings.

William, 36, a Stonemason.

Edith, 36.

Edward, 17, a Carpenter.

Ada, 12.

Eliza Nunn, 7, born Ipswich.

Florence Nunn, 6, born Ipswich.

Dorothy Nunn, 1, born Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Edith Nunn – mother.

 Royal Lancaster Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

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