Edward Nunn joined the General Service Corps in April 1946.
Private Nunn attended parachute training course number 198 at Upper Heyford between 26 August and 30 September 1946, but did not complete due to a concussion caused by a head whip on a night landing. It was classed as a ‘C’ type injury, causing over 7 days of disability. Once he was recovered, Private Nunn returned to Upper Heyford on course number 199, and completed his training on 4 October 1946.
He was posted to the Reserve Battalion at Talavera Barracks, Aldershot where he became Company Clerk for B Coy.
Private Nunn was demobbed on 12 May 1948, and rejoined 285 Airborne Light Regiment, RA in October 1948, until 1958.
By Rebecca Blackburn with information supplied by Edward NunnRead More