William John Manser

Name

William John Manser

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

17/10/1916
32

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
36395
Princess Charlotte of Wales’ (Royal Berkshire) Regiment
6th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Pier and Face 11 D.
France

UK Memorials

Hertford Town Memorial
All Saints Church Memorial, Hertford

Pre War

Born in 1884 in Hertford son of William and Rebecca Manser living in 12 Green Street in 1891, 1901. He married Florence Hudson on 10 Oct 1903 in Little Amwell and they lived in 15 The Folly, Hertford and had four children. He was a carman in the gravel pit.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Hertford formerly 6044 Hertfordshire Regiment and was killed in action on the Somme.

Additional Information

Brother of Stoker Bertram Manser who was killed at sea on 10 Jun 1915 and of Lance Corporal Charles Manser (they had consecutive Service numbers) who was killed on 31 Jul 1917 and are also commemorated on these memorials.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox