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Edward Charles Manning

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Manning AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 21517 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 March 1904 AWMM OtagoNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
    12 March 1904 Public - Sarah - Direct descendant - 25 April 2019 - Birth certificate
  • Place of birth
    Otago Public - Sarah - Direct descendant - 25 April 2019 - Birth certificate
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940 AWMM 20 Dryden St., Grey Lynn, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. G. Manning, 92 Islington St., Ponsonby, Auckland (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Separated/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.124 Painter 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.124
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.124
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Painter Public - Sarah - Direct descendant - 27 April 2019 - 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.124
  • Age on enlistment
    36 Public - Sarah - Direct descendant - 27 April 2019 - Birth certificate

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Edward Charles Manning was the third child of John Manning and Mary Manning (nee Holmes). At the age of 21, he married Grace George with whom he had 2 children Ailsa (1926- 2014) and Lois (1931-2013). They separated prior to Edward's enlistment but their divorce wasn't finalised until 1943. In 1946 he remarried Phyllis Furze and had daughter Barbara.

    He died in Sept 1991 in New Plymouth. Public - Sarah - Direct descendant - 27 April 2019 - Family papers
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 13 September 1991 AWMM
      Age 81 AWMM
      New PlymouthTaranaki AWMM
    • 13 September 1991 21Bn Assoc. Inc. Records. MS-2008-42.
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Plot 64, Row F, Services Area, Awanui Cemetery AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.124 AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM

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25 April 2019SarahAucklandDirect descendant
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