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George Haydon MANNING

Regimental number1150
Place of birthYorketown South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCollege Park, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Amy Judith Manning, 78 Harrow Road, St Peters, South Australia
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'Courage and determination in attack on Undulating Trench on night of 10 June 1917.'

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty under heavy machine gun fire. He moved forward with a comrade, and succeeded in bombing and silencing a hostile machine gun which was firing from a strong concrete emplacement upon his company.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

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