John Albert Tunaley


b. 1872, Leicester.

m. Edith Ruth Brown, 1894.

d. 1933, Billesdon, Leics.




Documents (with thanks to Paul Tunaley) show that "Percy" survived Great War gassing attack in 1915.

Percy first joined for duty 4/10/1914.

Occupation before joining the Army was "Leather Dresser".

Served in France Feb 1915-Aug 1915, the year Germany started using gassing techniques.

Percy then confined to Etaples Hospital, south of Boulogne.

Suffered from then on with bad eyesight as a result of injuries but continued in active service until the end of the war.

Living at 5, Great Central Cottages, All Saints, Road, Leicester, immediately after the war.

Subsequently resident at 125, The Fairway, off Saffron Lane, Leicester - occupation now bricklayer.

See also John Tunaley b. 1885.




Albert Percy Tunaley.


b. 1896, Leicester.

m. Agnes Orton 1916

(Agnes b. Leicester 1898 ; d. Leicester 1976).

Albert d. Leicester, 1959.


Hilda Tunaley b. Leicester, 1916;

=> Gordon Tunaley b. 1939, (Billesdon registration district of Leicester).

Hilda died Leicester, ca. 1980.

Lawrence F. Tunaley

b. Leicester, 6-5-1922, d. 1996.

Albert Percy Tunaley

b. Leicester, 1926.



Edith Ruth Brown.


b. 1870, Leicester.

m. John Albert Tunaley, 1894.

Edith d. 1919, Leicester.




Hilda Tunaley occupation: hosiery winder.

Author:records suggest that Hilda moved at some stage close to grandfather John Albert Tunaley's address in the Billesdon area of Leicester, possibly after John's second wife Annie Hughes died.




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