William John MANNING

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MANNING, William John

Service Number: 1240
Enlisted: 4 February 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Gulgong, New South Wales, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Nerrigundah, Eurobodalla, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Illness (Heat apoplexy), At sea (HMAT Themistocles), 2 June 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Buried at sea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Chatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt
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World War 1 Service

4 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1240, 17th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
12 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1240, 17th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
12 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1240, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Husband of Ethel Constance Manning of 116 Fitzroy Street, Moore Park, NSW. Father of William James Manning

Medals: British War Medal