Born: 1892, Ipswich.
Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 57140
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, ‘A’ Battery, 28th Brigade.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.
Pas de Calais,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs A. Manning, of 6, Bridge Street, Ipswich.
Brother to GEORGE THOMAS MANNING.
William was 9 years old and living with his widowed mother & siblings.
Ada Clara Manning (nee Hawes), 45, a Stay Bones – Corset Factory.
Robert Percy Manning, 22, a General Carter, born Bentley, Suffolk.
Alfred Victor Manning, 13, an Errand Boy, born Ipswich.
Walter Zadoc Manning, 11, born Ipswich.
Arthur Frederick Manning, 8, born Ipswich.
Nellie Love Manning, 5, born Ipswich.
1911 Bulford Hut Barracks, Bulford Camp, Salisbury, Wiltshire.
William was 19 years old, a Soldier ranked Gunner in the 72nd Battery, Royal Field Artillery.
William’s father George Manning died, 1896, Ipswich.