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30 November 1915 Manchester, England.
591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE
Ringway Parachute Trainng Course 86.
Son of ? Joseph McManus and Mary (nee Martin)
Brother of Mary (Mrs James J Ryan), and James McManus.
Father of Trevor McManus
Plumber in 1939 census.
Served in Manchester AFS Auxiliary Fire Service in 1939
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.
24 Mar 1945 aged 29 killed by enemy machine gun fire.
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery plot 29, row B grave No.10.
Cemetery / Memorial:
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