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  • Family headstone Nottingham General Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand
Person Details
1901; Father, William age 41. Occupation Lacemaker. Mother, Sarah age 3? Siblings, William J age 17, occupation (?) Mechanic,Leonard age 13, Sarah age 8. John age 14, occupation Valuers Clerk. Sophia Metcalf age 57, occupation Shirtmaker. All born in Nottingham. Address, 4 Connaught Street, Radford, Nottingham. 1911; John a visitor at the Pier Hotel, Skegness, occupation Clerk. Family as above with addition of Charles Alex age 8 William still a Lacemaker. Leonard’occupation WallSetAssistant(Telephone),Sarah’s occupation Lace Pattern Hand,Address 28 Birkin Avenue, Bentink Road, Nottingham. John married Amy Clarke Jul-Sept 1911. Nottingham Evening Post ‘Died in hospital abroad 05/08/1917 Gunner John Arthur Blundy RGA. The dear beloved husband of Amy Blundy 16 Church Terrace, St Saviours Street. Sleep on beloved’
05 Aug 1917
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Gunner
Royal Garrison Artillery
Gunnerr. John Arthur Blundy, 23rd Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, died of wounds on 5th August 1917. He is buried in Wimmereux Communal Cemetery. (grave ref II.P.7)
Family headstone Nottingham General Cemetery: (William and Sarah Blundy) also John their beloved son, died in France August (-) 1917, aged 31 years, 'Duty nobly done' In memoriam published 5th August 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- BLUNDY. – In loving memory of Gnr. John Arthur Blundy, R.G.A., the dearly loved husband of Amy Blundy, who died in hospital abroad, August 5th, 1917. How we miss thee none can tell. – His loving wife and sonny. “BLUNDY. – In fondest remembrance of our dear son John, died while on active service in France August 5th, 1917 R.G.A. – Sadly missed by mother and father. “BLUNDY. – In ever loving memory of our dear brother John. – Sister Annie, Brothers Charlie and Len (in France). “BLUNDY. – In loving remembrance of our dear brother John. – Gerty, Will, and Gracie (niece), Birmingham. “BLUNDY. – In loving memory of Gnr.J. Blundy, who died abroad August 5th, 1917. Fondly remembered. – Father-in-law and daughter Annie.” Above are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facrebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Family headstone Nottingham General Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand
    John Blundy - Family headstone Nottingham General Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand
  • Family headstone Nottingham General Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand
    John Blundy - Family headstone Nottingham General Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand
  • Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery. Photo by Murray Biddle
    John Blundy - Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery. Photo by Murray Biddle