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Thomas James MANNERS

Regimental number5392
Place of birthCalifornia, United States of America
SchoolCathedral School, Durham, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
AddressOswald Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs L Manners, Oswald Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Enlistment date6 December 1915
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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialChester Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 8B), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George T. and Marjorie A. MANNERS; husband of Lily MANNERS, Esperance Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia. Native of Co. Durham, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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