MANNS Hedley Anzac 16301

LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Henley Anzac Hedwell MANNS

Service No: 16301
Born: Harefield UK, 24 May 1918
Enlisted in the RAAF: 27 April 1940 (at Perth WA)
Unit: No. 13 Squadron, Darwin NT
Died: Illness, Bunbury WA, 15 May 1941, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Bunbury General Cemetery WA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Thomas Henry and Louisa Mary Manns of Bunbury.
Roll of Honour: Bunbury WA
Remembered: Panel 100, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA
Remembered: Bunbury War Memorial, Bunbury WA

On 15 May 1941, Leading Aircraftman Manns (Fitter Armourer) died of pneumonia while on sick leave in Bunbury.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9301, 16301

Bibliography:

Grantham, S. R. (Sidney Richard) The 13 Squadron Story, S.R. Grantham, Dee Why NSW 2099, 1991 – Page 98