Born: 1919, Needham Market, Suffolk.

Died: 1st October 1944; age: 25.

Residence: Hill House Farm, Needham Market, Suffolk.


Rank: Bombardier; Service Number: 916636.

Regiment: Royal Horse Artillery, 107 Regiment. The South Notts. Hussars


Grave Reference:


Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenier Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William & Helen Elizabeth Hunt, of Needham Market, Suffolk.


Father: William Hunt, born June 1885, Seckford Hall, Suffolk.

Mother: Helen Elizabeth Hunt (nee Wainwright), born July 1885, Kesgrave, Suffolk.


John attended Ipswich School.



John was living with his parents & siblings, and a guest at their family home – Hill House Farm,

Needham Market.

William, a Dairy Farmer.

Helen, unpaid Domestic Duties.

Norman Douglas Hunt, a Dairy Farmer, born March 1913, Needham Market.

Mollie P. Hunt, a Farm Help, born January 1915, Needham Market.

Barbara E. Hunt, unpaid Domestic Duties, born October 1917, Needham Market.

Harold Cryer, at school, born March 1927.


Probate to William Hunt, a Farmer.


John is also remembered at Creeting st. Mary, Suffolk, and on the Chapel war memorial at Ipswich School.


The Hunt’s family home, Hill House Farm, was used during the filming of  the 1942, British documentary about agricultural work between 1900 to the Second World War ‘The Harvest Shall Come.’


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