Charles Edye MANNING

MANNING, Charles Edye

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 1 May 1915
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: 24 October 1879, place not yet discovered
Home Town: Hunters Hill, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
Schooling: The King's School, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Barrister
Died: Killed In Action, France, 7 August 1916, aged 36 years
Cemetery: Becourt Military Cemetery
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World War 1 Service

1 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 24th Infantry Battalion
10 May 1915: Involvement Captain, 24th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
10 May 1915: Embarked Captain, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne
7 Aug 1916: Involvement Major, 24th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Major C E Manning, killed in action in France, was the eldest son of the late Mr. Justice C.J. Manning and Mrs. Manning, of Hunter's HIll, and was a well known Sydney barrister.  He served in Raboul and left for Egypt with the rank of captain in May, 1915.  At Gallipoli he was wounded, and promoted to Major.