Vic. Paybook photograph of VX25045 Sergeant Geoffrey Gilbert Edye Manning, 3rd Light Anti ...

Unit Royal Australian Artillery
Accession Number P02466.155
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Vic. Paybook photograph of VX25045 Sergeant Geoffrey Gilbert Edye Manning, 3rd Light Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery. Sergeant Manning, aged 36, died while defending the island of Crete against the German land and airborne invasion on 20 May 1941. He was the son of Claude and Elsie Manning, and the husband of Jeane Ellis Manning, of South Yarra, Vic. He is commemorated on the Athens Memorial Face 10. (Photograph supplied by the Army's Soldier Career Management Agency. Information from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Database.)