Certificate of Disembodiment on Demobilization for Sergeant John Manchester
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|Subject||Manchester, John Henry|
|Title||Certificate of Disembodiment on Demobilization for Sergeant John Manchester|
|Notes||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.
|Item Date||7th April 1919|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Meriel Patrick (Ferrens Art Gallery, Hull submissions day 31st May 2008)|
|Contributed on the behalf of||Mrs B. J. Manchester|