|Place||Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli|
|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 1 cm.|
McManamey, James Whiteside Fraser
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM93 12/11/1509|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
McManamey, James Whiteside Fraser (Major, b.1862 - d.1915)
Collection relating to the service of Major James Whiteside Fraser McManamey, 19 Battalion, AIF, Gallipoli, 1915. Collection consists of a typescript copy of a brief letter from Major McManamey to his wife Rose, written from Gallipoli, 1 September 1915. Typescript copy made by Australian War Memorial. Location of original unknown.
Biographical note: Major James Whiteside Fraser McManamey VD, 19 Battalion, AIF. Barrister of Sydney; born Glebe, NSW, 9 February 1862; educated at All Saints College, Bathurst, NSW, and at Sydney University (B.A.); was captain of the Sydney University football team, an interstate Rugby Union representative, and later President of the NSW Rugby Union; served for 20 years in the NSW and Commonwealth militia; joined the AIF as a Major on 12 April 1915 and was posted to 19 Battalion. Killed in action on Gallipoli, 5 September 1915. Age 53. Son of William and Jessie McManamey; husband of Rose McManamey, of 68 Upper Pitt St., Milson's Point, Sydney, NSW.