Robert Fairweather McManus

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: 26234
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regt)
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd/5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 32
  • Date of Death: 25.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 6

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 43 Lorne St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Catherine McManus, 81 High St, Lochee

  • Father:

    Francis McManus, 81 High St, Lochee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Robert Fairweather McManus

Robert has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial. Formerly 086485, Army Service Corps.

A story goes along with this Photograph,

Told by Mrs. Carl Bates (Catherine Lamb native of Dundee)

Her Great grand Mother; Catherine McManus had this Photograph of her son Robert on the mantel when one day it just fell over on to the floor. Catherine took this as a sign that her son was killed, notice later came that she was right.

Additional Information and image kindly supplied by Rodney T. Lee, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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