Charles Herity MANNING

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MANNING, Charles Herity

Service Number: 3365
Enlisted: 21 November 1914
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Hay, New South Wales, Australia, 29 December 1876
Home Town: St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Scotch College, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Detective
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 3 July 1915, aged 38 years
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot I, Row I, Grave No. 7
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Beaconsfield War Memorial, Heidelberg War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Driver, SN 3365, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
21 Dec 1914: Involvement Driver, SN 3365, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
21 Dec 1914: Embarked Driver, SN 3365, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Thirty-Seven, Newcastle

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Biography contributed by Stephen Brooks

Charles Manning was born on 29 December 1876 in Hay, New South Wales. His parents were Charles Cornelius and Jane Eliza (née Herity) Manning. He attended Scotch from 1888 to 1889.

Charles was had been a private secretary, policeman and detective before enlisting on 21 November 1914 at Melbourne. When Charles died on 3 July 1915 at Gallipoli, he was 38 years of age.

His younger half-brother, Lieutenant Horace Lisle Rintel, 8th Battalion AIF was killed in action 20 September 1917, age 26. They were both sons of Jane Eliza, who remarried.

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