Born: 1886, Ipswich.

Died: 11th October 1917; age 28; at 15 Corps Rest Station.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 9th July 1915 – France.

Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 14281

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, ‘A’ Battery, 72nd Brigade.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Zuydcoote Military Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Herbert Nunn, of Ipswich; husband of Alice R. Nicholls (formerly Nunn), of 14, Church Street, Woolwich, London.




1891   50, Fore Street, Ipswich.


John was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Herbert Nunn, 38, a Tobacco Packer, born Ipswich.

Hannah Nunn (nee Robinson), 32, born Brantham, Suffolk.

Frederick Charles Nunn, 8, born Ipswich.

Ellen Mary Nunn, 6, born Ipswich.

Elizabeth Maud Nunn, 1, born Ipswich.


1901   19, Foundry Road, Ipswich.


John was 14 years old, Printer’s Machine Boy. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Herbert, 42, a Tobacco Manufacturer Packer.

Hannah, 42.

Frederick, 18, a Plumber’s Assistant.

Ellen, 16, a General Domestic Servant.

Elizabeth, 12.

Caroline Ethel Nunn, 8, born Ipswich.

Beatrice May Nunn, 6, born Ipswich.

Elsie Ida Nunn, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   8, Old Foundry Lane, Ipswich.


John was 24 years old, a Maltster. He was living with his parents & sisters.

Herbert, 52, a Foreman – Tobacco Manufacturer Warehouse.

Hannah, 50.

Elizabeth, 21, a Domestic Servant.

Caroline, 19.

Beatrice, 16, a Tailoress – Clothing Manufacturer.


In 1912, Ipswich, John married Alice Rebecca Flory, born 1881, Ipswich. They had 3 children:

Alice E.H. Nunn, born 1913, Ipswich.

John H.C. Nunn, born 1914, Ipswich.

Edwin F. Nunn, born 1916, Ipswich.



Royal Field Artillery, ‘A’ Battery, 72nd Brigade






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