John Mannion

Royal Engineers

Personal Details

Born: In 1877 in Whitchurch, Shropshire.

Family: He was the eldest of eight children born to Patrick Mannion, an agricultural labourer, and his wife May. No marriage can be traced for John.

Residence: He lived at 1 Pepper Street, Whitchurch in 1891 and 1901. The Absent Voters’ Register records his address as 24 Sherrymill Hill, the address his father and sisters were living at in 1911.

Employment: He was a stonemason.

Died: Not known

Military Details

Regiment: Royal Engineers

Rank: Sapper

Service Number: WR/353329

Date of Enlistment: 25 August 1917

Date of Discharge: 14 November 1918

Reason for Discharge: His service was no longer required

Other Information: His brother, Thomas, also served in WW1.

Medals and Awards

Not known

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