Thomas Mannion

Royal Engineers

Personal Details

Born: In 1879 in Whitchurch, Shropshire.

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

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: In 1924 in Whitchurch, aged 42.

Military Details

Regiment: Royal Engineers

Rank: Sapper

Service Number: 299323

Date of Enlistment: Not known

Date of Discharge: Not known

Reason for Discharge: Not known

Other Information: His brother, John, also served in WW1. Thomas had previously enlisted in the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry (Private 14941) on 19 October 1914 and was discharged medically unfit for service on 29 November 1914.

Medals and Awards

Not known

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