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George Percival Robson MANNERS

Regimental number5394
Place of birthDurham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressWeston Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs S E Manners, Weston Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Recommendation date: 5 July 1918

FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 November 1963

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