(Service number 26/1044)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank||Corporal|
|Date||17 February 1888||Place of Birth||Dunedin|
|Date||13 October 1915||Age||27|
|Address at Enlistment||Parsonage Rd,Waimate|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||George Manson (Brother), Northeast Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||4th Battalion, Machine-gun Section|
|Date||2 May 1915|
|Transport||Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua - Ship|
|Embarked From||Wellington, New Zealand||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||NZ Machine Gun Corp|
|Campaigns||Egypt 1916, Egypt Expeditionary Force 1916, Western Europe 1916-17-18|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
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|Where Captured and by Whom|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||11 June 1918||Age||30|
|Place of Death||France|
|Cause||Died of wounds|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Caudry British Cemetery, France|
|Memorial Reference||IV. F. 4|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimate First World War Memorial|
Son of Mr and Mrs James Manson, brother of Annie, George, James and Jessie Renton.
Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database (Oct 2013); Archways (June 2014); CWGC (Oct 2013); NZ War Graves (Oct 2013); NZBDM 1888/15899.
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Janette Clarke, SC branch NZSG
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