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George Nunn (1832–1892)

George Nunn enlisted in the British army in 1853, joining the 12th (Suffolk) Regiment. He arrived in Melbourne with his regiment in November 1854 aboard the Empress Eugenie.

He was sent to Ballarat to help control the diggers revolt that became the Eureka Stockade rebellion.

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18 August, 1832
Lawshall, Suffolk, England


11 June, 1892 (aged 59)
Maryborough, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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