GEORGE DAVID MANN

Image from 1917 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.

 

Born: 1884, Ipswich.

Died: 19th April 1915; age 31; accidentally killed cycle accident – Martlesham, Suffolk.

Residence: 26, Tomline Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Hasketon, Suffolk.

 

Rank: Trooper; Service Number: 1646.

Regiment: Household Cavalry & Cavalry of the Line. Suffolk Yeomanry (The Duke of Yorks Own Loyal Suffolk Hussars).

 

Grave Reference:

FF.4.35.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Albert & Ellen Mann; husband of Lily Mann, of 26, Tomline Road, Ipswich.

 

Brother to ERNEST WALTER CHARLES MANN & ALBERT EDWARD MANN.

 

1916 – Suffolk Chronicle And Mercury

THIRD SON LOST IN THE WAR

Mr. Albert Mann, Rosebery Road, Ipswich, has just received official information that his son, Prvt. Albert E. Mann, Royal Scots Fusiliers, who had been reported as missing was killed in action at Salonika. This is the third son Mr. Mann has lost since the outbreak of the war. the eldest son, Ernest, who was a postman at Saxmundham, was killed in the battle of Neuve Chapelle; another son meet with an untimely death in a cycle accident at Martlesham while serving with the Suffolk Yeomanry, and the only son left of the family is now training at Felixstowe. Their names and regiments are as follows:- (1) Prvt. Ernest Mann, Suffolk Regiment; (2) Trooper George Mann, Suffolk Yeomanry; (3) Prvt. Albert E. Mann, Royal Scots Fusiliers; (4) Stanley Mann, R.G.A.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Lawn Villa, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.

 

George was 7 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Albert Mann, 36, a Saw Mill Labourer, born Woodbridge, Suffolk

Ellen Mann (nee Giles), 32, born Bramford, Suffolk.

Ernest Walter Charles Mann, 12, born Ipswich.

Annie Ellen Mann, 2, born Ipswich.

 

1901   Milton Cottages, Ipswich.

 

George was 17 years old, a Labourer – Saw Mill. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Albert, 43, a Labourer – Saw Mill.

Ellen, 41.

Annie, 11.

Albert Edward Mann, 9, born Ipswich.

Stanley Valentine Mann, 6, born Ipswich.

 

1911   61, Roseberry Road, Ipswich.

 

George was 25 years old, a Carpenter – Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ltd. He was living with his father & brother.

Albert, 51, a Labourer – Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ltd.

Stanley, 17, a Carpenter – Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ltd.

 

In 1915, Ipswich, George married Lily Gowers, born 1881, Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Lily Mann – widow.

 

Household Cavalry & Cavalry of the Line. Suffolk Yeomanry (The Duke of Yorks Own Loyal Suffolk Hussars).

Household Cavalry & Cavalry of the Line. Suffolk Yeomanry (The Duke of Yorks Own Loyal Suffolk Hussars).

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