1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

John Thomas Ewbank Nunnington

Contributed by: Glynne Hughes, on 2008-11-11

Tommy Nunnington
Rank
First Name John Thomas Ewbank
Surname Nunnington
Year of Birth 1882
Year of Death 1967
Regiment King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Place of Wartime Residence York, West Yorkshire

John Thomas Ewbank's Story

At the start of WWI he went into the army and was in the trenches at Ypres (Wipers he called it) and also in Mesopotamia (Messpot). He would not say much about his war service except that he carried a precious medical chitty saying that he was excused wearing puttees. In his 70s he was still able to remember a few French phrases which he learned during the war.

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