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Abraham Robinson MANLEY

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Surname: MANLEY

Forename(s): Abraham Robinson

Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire

Service No: 34581

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: East Lancashire Regiment

Battalion / Unit: 7th (Service) Battalion

Division: 19th (Western) Division

Age: ---

Date of Death: 1917-07-31

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 34.

CWGC Cemetery: ---

CWGC Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)

Additional Information:

Abraham Robinson Manley (born 13 July 1891) was the son of Oates and Elizabeth Ann Manley, née Robinson. Oates was born at Bradford, Yorkshire and Elizabeth at Barrowford, Lancashire.

1901 Hanley, Staffordshire Census: 3, Brunswick Place - Abraham R. Manley, aged 9 years, born Skipton, Yorkshire, son of Oates and Elizabeth A. Manley.

1911 Barrowford, Lancashire Census: 6, Carr Hall Road - Abraham Robinson Manley, aged 19 years, born Skipton, Yorkshire, son of Oates and Elizabetn Ann Manley.

Abraham was married to Gertrude Smith in 1915.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Abraham R. Manley, 34581, E. Lan. R.; 23387, E. Lan. R.; TR/9/3518, E. Lan. R.

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Abraham Robinson Manley, 23387, 10th East Lancs.; T.R./9/3518, 3rd East Lancs.; 34581, 1st East Lancs.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Abraham Robinson Manley, 34581, 7 B. East Lancs. Date and Place of Death: 31.7.17 in action France [sic]. To whom Authorised: Widow sole legatee - Gertrude. Amount Authorised: £6 15s. 11d.

Abraham was killed in action south of Hollebeke, Belgium.

Photograph: 'Burnley Express' (25 August 1917).

Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records

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Private Abraham Robinson MANLEY

Private Abraham Robinson MANLEY

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Lancashire Regiment

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Lancashire Regiment

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 19th (Western) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 19th (Western) Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: MANLEY

Forename(s): Abraham Robinson

Born: Skipton, Yorks

Residence: Brierfield, Lancs

Enlisted: Nelson, Lancs

Number: 34581

Rank: Private

Regiment: East Lancashire Regiment

Battalion: 7th Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 31/07/17

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: MANLEY

Forename(s): Abraham Robinson

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 34581

Rank: Private

Regiment: East Lancashire Regiment

Unit: 7th Bn.

Age:

Awards:

Died Date: 31/07/1917

Additional Information:

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'Burnley Express' (25 August 1917)

NELSON SHOP MANAGER KILLED

Mr. O. Manley, of Blacko, and manager of the Burnley Co-operative Society’s butchering branch in Melville-street, Burnley, and Mrs. Manley, have been informed of the death in action, on July 31st, of their son, Pte. Abraham R. Manley, late of Chapelhouse-road, Nelson. He was a married man, of 26 years of age, and his widow and child, two years old, now reside in Brierfield. Pte. A. R. Manley was in a battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment, and his number was 34581. He enlisted in April, 1916, and went out last September. At that time he was manager for Mr. Jesse Blakey, ironmonger, Scotland-road, Nelson, and was connected with the Reedyford Wesleyan Church. A younger brother, aged 18, is now in training at Great Yarmouth.

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