Ernest George Nunn

Rank Corporal
Service No 48038
Date of Death 22/08/1917
Age 22
Regiment/Service Royal Field Artillery "A" Bty. 128th Bde.
Cemetery Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

Ernest George Nunn was born in Southwold, Suffolk, in 1895 to Alfred William Nunn, a messenger, and his wife Hannah Maria (nee Nightingale). He had seven siblings; Elizabeth (b.1881), Gertrude (b.1888), Charles (b.1891), Ellen (1896) and three more whose names are not recorded. In 1911, only Ellen remained in the family home. 16 year old Ernest was a page, one of eight servants working in the house of Rear Admiral the honourable Algernon Littleton in Warwick Square, Pimlico.

Ernest qualified for active service in France on the 4th October 1915.