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Full Name: Frederick Manning
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): Frederick
Surname: Manning
Also Known As: Fred
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 11/1827
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 1 December 1887
Place of Birth: Auckland, New Zealand
Religion: Anglican
First Known Rank: Trooper
Occupation before Enlistment: Saddler
Next of Kin: Mrs Ada M. Manning (mother), Rye Lane, Paeroa, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Ormond, Poverty Bay, New Zealand
Physical Description:
  • Eye colour: Grey
  • Hair colour: Fair
  • Height: 5 feet 7 inches
  • Complexion: Fair
Military District: Wellington
Body on Embarkation: 7th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Wellington Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date: 9 October 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Destination: Suez, Egypt (18 November 1915)
Nominal Roll Number: Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll: 481
Wounds and Diseases: Hospitalised several times
Last Unit Served: Wellington Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: Palestine
Date of Death: 19 October 1918
Age at Death: 32
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Died of malaria
Cemetery Name: Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel
Grave Reference: Z. 28.
Biographical Notes:
  • Frederick Manning was the son of Harry and Ada Manning. Fifth child of 10 children.
  • Two sons, brothers, served and died in WW1 Langley Manning (12/402) KIA 1915 and Fred Manning (11/1827) who died of malaria in 1918.
Description of Image: Portrait, standing in front of painted backdrop depicting tents (kindly provided by family)
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used: Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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