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Full Name
Ernest Arthur Danesbury Manhire
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Ernest Arthur Danesbury
Surname
Manhire
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
40825
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Grocer's assistant
Next of Kin
Mrs E.A.D. Manhire (wife), Hornby, Canterbury, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
23rd Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Embarkation Date
2 April 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Corinthic
Destination
Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number
57
Page on Nominal Roll
12
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 3rd Battalion
Place of Death
Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death
4 October 1917
Age at Death
30
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Memorial Reference
N.Z. Apse, Panel 2.
Biographical Notes
Ernest Manhire was the son of William Henry and Lucy Manhire, of Hornby, Christchurch, New Zealand; husband of Alice B. Manhire, of Perth-Freemantle Rd., Claremont, Western Australia.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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