Major George Paterson Nunneley, M.C.

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George Paterson Nunneley, MC

Birthplace: Alnwick RD, Rennington, Northumberland, England UK
Death: March 27, 1918 (36-37) (killed WW1 casualty; Probate effects £777 15s 8d)
Place of Burial: Ovillers-La Boisselle, Somme, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Frederick Barham Nunneley, MA, MD and Florence Agnes Nunneley
Brother of Frederick Pitcairn Nunneley; Ellen Nunneley; Mary Agnes P Nunneley and Lieutenant Charles Francis Francis Nunneley

Occupation: 1891 - 8, Scholar; 1918 - Major HM Army - Bedfordshire Reg.;
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About Major George Paterson Nunneley, M.C.


Rank: Major
Date of Death: 27/03/1918
Age: 36
Regiment/Service: Bedfordshire Regiment 4th Bn.
Awards: M C
Grave Reference: I. C. 30.
Additional Information: Son of Rev. F. B. Nunneley, M.A., M.D.

London Gazette #29765

Awarded the Military Cross, London Gazette #29765, dated 26 Sep 1916.

Capt. George Paterson Nunneley, Bed. R., Spec. Res.

For conspicuous gallantry in action. Though wounded early in the attack, he remained in command of his company, and handled it with great skill under very trying circumstances.

National Archives...

WO339/27198 NUNNELEY G P, Major 1914-1918; 1924.

Killed on the same day as John Stanhope Collings-Wells who was awarded the VC for his actions on the same day.

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Major George Paterson Nunneley, M.C.'s Timeline

Rennington, Northumberland, England UK
March 27, 1918
Age 37
Ovillers-La Boisselle, Somme, France