World War I

Mr Charles Symonds Manby (1893-1895)

Canadian Mounted Royal Engineers. He was born in Suffolk on 7 May 1880. He enlisted at Valcartier, Quebec, Canada on 26 September 1914 and stated that he had some prior military service with the 2nd Suffolk Reg. at Sudbury, Suffolk. He listed his occupation as “Hotel Manager”. He died of the Spanish flu at Vancouver BC on 12 January 1919 at the age of 39 and is buried in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver, Canada. See CWGC Entry