Percival John Munn

Surname: Munn
Other names: Percival John
Other people in this story:
Edward Nicholas Munn
Ellen Sarah Munn (nee Miller)
Hester Salter
Locations in this story:
Dallington, Nr. St. Leonards, Sussex
Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Otago, New Zealand
France & Flanders

Percival John Munn was born at Dallington, Nr. St, Leonards, Sussex, in 1885 the son of Edward Nicholas Munn and Ellen Sarah Munn (nee Miller).   His life was seemingly on the move frequently until he ended up at Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset, living at The Stables, Iwerne Minster, working as a Coachman. He married Hester Salter at Iwerne Minster on 3 Sep 1912.   He enlisted on 5 Dec 1915 and joined the Army Veterinary Corps (Service No. SE/14074).  He rose to the rank of Corporal.  He later transferred to the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment (Service No. 25982) and served with them both in France and Flanders as well as Italy.  He was discharged on 21 Feb 1919 and awarded the Victory and British War Medals.  He lived on in Iwerne Minster until he and his wife plus one child emigrated to Otago, New Zealand on 1 Sep 1921.  He died in Otago, New Zealand, on 12 Sep 1961.


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