Abraham MCMANUS

Abraham Mcmanus Photo:
Australian War Memorial
Birthplace
Scotland
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Carter
Enlisted
05-November-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
18
Status
Single
Service No
7303
Rank
Sapper
Unit
6th Field Company Engineers, 5th Reinforcements
Embarked
31-March-1916
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Died on wounds
Date
17-September-1917
Place
Westhoek Ridge, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial
Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium
Notes

Name on ROH: A. McMILLAN

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.

Brother of 7578 Private James McManus (KIA).

 

Abraham McManus arrived in Belgium in September 1916 via Egypt and England. In August 1917, following leave in England, he re-joined his unit in Belgium and 19 days later was severely wounded by shellfire at Westhoek Ridge. He died on the way to Menin Road Ambulance Station where he was buried. He was only 20.

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