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  • Nottingham Evening Post 19/7/1915
Person Details
Nottingham
George Victor Dunn was born in 1887 the eldest son of Mary and George Dunn. In 1891 George Victor was living with his father aged 38, who was employed as a coachman, his mother aged 28 and his younger sister Hilda aged 11 months at 2 Lenton Avenue (The Park) Nottingham. By 1901, the family included 9 year old Harry and they lived at 54 Alfred Road South, St Ann's, Nottingham. Also George Rockley aged 26 years employed as a carter and born in Farndon and his 22 year old wife Annie born in Nottingham and working as a lace hand at home were listed as boarders at this address. In 1911 they lived at 93, Ilkeston Road, Nottingham. Hilda was employed as a turner-off, hosiery and Harry was a warehouseman. On the 2nd June 1912 George Victor Dunn married Ada Marshall and on 11th June 1914 their son Frederick was born. By 26th January 1916 George Dunn was living at the Lord Nelson Hotel, Carlton Street, Nottingham and by 13th June 1918 at Rose Cottage, Woodborough
George Dunn was an errand boy in 1901 and a cycle mechanic in 1911.
25 Nov 1918
30
054584
Private
Army Service Corps
On the 23 March 1915 George Victor Dunn enlisted into the Army Service Corps and became a dispatch rider. He was aged 28 years 11 months, employed as a chauffeur and living at 45 Vicarage Street, Nottingham. In June 1915, he was wounded near Ypres and repatriated (Monday 19th June) to a hospital at Lincoln. He was discharged from the army 31/12/1915.
Thanks to Diane Kidger, George Dunn's great niece for researching this page.
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  • Nottingham Evening Post 19/7/1915
    Courtesy of Diane Kidger - Nottingham Evening Post 19/7/1915
  • Nottingham Evening Post 27/11/1915
    Courtesy of Diane Kidger - Nottingham Evening Post 27/11/1915