The AIF Project

Harry Herbert Nunn

Regimental number1888
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
Address181 Trafalgar Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.8
Height5' 9"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Maud Nunn, 181 Trafalgar Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 January 1916
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date29 December 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 10 September 1917; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound; amputated right thigh), Sydney, 29 December 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 May 1952
Age at death63
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, Nunn Harry Herbert

Print format