Frederick Cecil Man (1897 – 1919)

Frederick (Eric) Cecil Man was born on 30 January 1897 at Harleyford, Bromley, Kent, the only son of Frederick Henry Dumas and Katherine (Wilson) Man. Eric died on 21 February 1919 at Suez, Egypt, and was buried at the Suez War Memorial Cemetery, Suez. Frederick belongs to Generation Seven.

NOTES: He attended Norwich Grammar School when his uncle, Edward Kirkness Man, was headmaster. He then attended Tonbridge School, 1911 – 15.

Commissioned Abt. 1915 in S/R Hampshire Regts. On 1 June 1916 joined 1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment in France where he fought in the battle of the Somme. Was wounded at Arras on 9th June 1917. Sailed to Egypt 9 October 1917 to 2/5 Hampshire’s in Palestine. In August 1918 he was attached to the 2/3 Ghurka Rifles; served under Allenby in the final campaign in Palestine. Died at Suez on 21st February1919 of Influenza and Pneumonia aged 22.

Fredric Cecil Man Grave entry
Frederick Cecil Man Probate