No.9892, Private, Samuel MUNNS
3rd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment
Died on Sunday, 13th April 1919
Samuel MUNNS was born in Fordham on 18th December 1901, (Newmarket Q4-1901 3B:505) baptised in Fordham on 19th January 1902, son of Walter and Eliza
1911 census...Aged 10, he was at Church Street, Fordham with his parents Walter MUNNS  farm labourer; his mother Eliza  born West Row; brothers George Willie , Francis  and Ernest  (all farm labourers), William John  and Lionel  and sisters Annie Eliza  and Charlotte . All born in Fordham, except his mother. His mother had lost 3 of her 13 children.
He was one of three brothers to die as a result of the Great War.
Edward Charles -actually TURNER see here and William John Munns killed in action in France in 1915. see here and cousin Albert Victor Munns died of his wounds in UK in 1917 see here
The 3rd Battalion, Suffolks were a Reserve battalion. Samuel died of illness at Rugeley, Staffordshire. With no overseas service,
he was not entitled to any medals.
beside his cousin Albert Munns and George Nicholls with the one monument
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