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57375: Certificate of Disembodiment on Demobilization for Sergeant John Manchester

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John Manchester (Service Number 240698) served with the 1/5th Battalion of the Lincolnshire Regiment as a corporal and later a sergeant, and was awarded the DCM. He was severely gassed in the trenches, but went on to serve in the RAF during the Second World War.

Part of a collection relating to John Manchester, deposited by his daughter-in-law, who describes him as "a very modest man".

History

Identifier

6885.jpg | GWA_5938_hull0186.jpg |

Subject

Manchester, John Henry

Date

7th April 1919

Date Created

01/08/1914

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1918

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Type

Official document

Contributor

Meriel Patrick | Meriel Patrick | Mrs B. J. Manchester

Submission Event

Ferrens Art Gallery, Hull Submission Day, 31st May 2008

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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