Born: 1889, Huntingfield, Suffolk.

Offically accepted dead: 26th March 1917; age 28 – Prisoner of War.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: G/14077

Regiment: Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Honnechy British Cemetery,





1891   On The Green, Huntingfield, Suffolk.


James was 2 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Simeon Henry Nunn, 33, an Agricultural Labourer, born Huntingfield, Suffolk.

Eliza Nunn (nee Holmes), born Walpole, Suffolk.

Florence Mary Nunn, 6, born Huntingfield.

Elizabeth Alice Nunn, 4, born Huntingfield.


1901   Cottage on Green, Huntingfield, Suffolk.


James was 12 years old and living with his parents, brothers & paternal grandparents.

Simeon, 43, a Stockman on Farm – Cattle.

Eliza, 45.

Simon George Nunn, 9, born Huntingfield.

William John Nunn, 6, born Huntingfield.

Benjamin Walter Nunn, 4, born Huntingfield.

Frederick Charles Nunn, 5 months, born Huntingfield.

George Nunn, 81, born Heveningham, Suffolk.

Mary Nunn, 82, born Cratfield, Suffolk.


1911   Cookley Green, Huntingfield, Suffolk.


James was 22 years old, a Labourer. He was living with his parents & brothers.

Simon, 53, a Labourer.

Eliza, 55.

William, 16.

Frederick, 10.


In 1915, Blything, Suffolk, James married, Dorothy Emily Gant, born 1895, Groton, Suffolk. They had 1 daughter:

Lavinia A. Nunn, born 1916 – died 1917, Ipswich.


James is also remembered on the war memorial on the village green at Huntingfield, Suffolk.


Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment

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