William Lewin Manning

. William was born on January 7th. 1892, being baptised on June 5th. 1892 in Offord Cluny Son of William & Emma Manning [nee Franklin] of Offord Darcy, Huntingdonshire.   William senior was noted as being a Labourer.

William served in the 2/1st HCB enlisting before the 14th May 1914.   He came from Offord Darcy and was later transferred into the Army Service Corp.  He is always listed as a private soldier.

Many thanks to Herbert Norris, who is carrying out research on the Offord Darcy Roll of Honour, for additional information on the family and background details on this soldier.

If you can help with any data on this Huntingdonshire Cyclist please contact me at huntscycles@btinternet.com

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. . Martyn Smith