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Private Horace Charles Manning was born in Coldwater, Ontario, on September 13, 1898, to parents Horace and Alice Manning.

Manning enlisted in the No. 1 Draft Manitoba Depot Battalion in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on May 30, 1917, and proceeded overseas the following November aboard the SS Megantic. He served in France with the 27th Battalion. Following the end of the war, Manning was discharged at Revelstoke, British Columbia, on May 22, 1919.

Content notes:
The letters were written by Manning from England and France and addressed to his mother in Revelstoke, British Columbia.

External links:
Pte. Charles Manning’s service record (Serv/Reg# 2181339) can be viewed/downloaded in pdf format through Library and Archives Canada.

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Letters (2)