PERCY JOHN NUNN

Image from the Suffolk Chronicle And Mercury – 1918

 

Born: 1898, Ipswich.

Died on or since death presumed: 15th August 1917; age 19; KiA.

Residence: 91, Levington Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: Electric Supply Dept. – Borough Council.

Enlistment Date: April 1917.

Date of Entry Therein: 10th July 1917.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 67035

Regiment: London Regiment, 3rd London Regiment, Royal Fusiliers.

Formerly 33820, 3rd East Surrey Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory and British War.

 

Memorial Reference;

Panel 6 & 8.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,

West Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Charles & Elizabeth Nunn, of Front Street, Mendlesham, Suffolk.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   63, Levington Road, Ipswich.

 

Percy was 3 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Charles Nunn, 30, a Blacksmith, born Mile End Road, London.

Elizabeth Nunn (nee Davidson), 31, born Rushmere St. Andrew’s, Suffolk.

Stanley Charles Nunn, 4, born Ipswich.

 

1911   91, Levington Road, Ipswich.

 

Percy was 13 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Charles, 40, a Blacksmith – Foundry.

Elizabeth, 41.

Stanley, 14, an Engine Machinist – Foundry.

 

Percy served his apprenticeship at Ipswich Power Station.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Charles and Elizabeth Nunn – parents.

 

Percy is also remembered on the war memorial under Electric Supply at the Town Hall, Ipswich and St. Bartholomew’s Church, Ipswich.

 

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London Regiment, 3rd London Regiment, Royal Fusiliers

 

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