David Garrick Manson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: R/2098
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Drake Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 04.11.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 2 & 3 & 162 to 162A

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 19.01.1898
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 29 Caldrum St, Dundee
  • Occupation: J. & A.D. Grimond Ltd, Bowbridge Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Joan Manson

  • Father:

    David Manson

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jane Kerr (formerly Manson), 17 Mortimer St, Dundee

  • Children:

    David, born 01.08.1917

More about David Garrick Manson

David has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.


Mrs David Manson, 29 Caldrum Street, Dundee, have received intimation that her husband, A.B., D. G. Manson, Royal Naval Division, had been killed on November 4.  Previous to joining the colours he was in the employment of J. & A. D. Grimond Limited, Bowbridge Works.

A.B. Manson, who was 19 years of age, enlisted eighteen months ago, and had been five months at the front.

Dundee Courier 26th  November 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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