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Sapper


Joseph

McMANUS


(nickname)

(Photo)

Born:

30 November 1915 Manchester, England.

 

Service No.

14360558

Regiment(s):

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

Military Notes:
Service Record:

Ringway Parachute Trainng Course 86.

Family Notes:

Son of ? Joseph McManus and Mary (nee Martin)

Brother of Mary (Mrs James J Ryan), and James McManus.

Father of Trevor McManus

Civilian Occupation:

Plumber in 1939 census. 
Served in Manchester AFS Auxiliary Fire Service in 1939

Married:

1940 in Manchester
to Nellie Platford (1915-2000)
His widow did not re-marry.
The marriage registration records that he was John McManus rather than Joseph at his wedding.
Two newspaper clips below confirm this is the same chap.

Died:

24 Mar 1945 aged 29 killed by enemy machine gun fire.

Burial:

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery plot 29, row B grave No.10. 

Cemetery / Memorial:

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Links:

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Misc:

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