Certificate of Disembodiment on Demobilization for Sergeant John Manchester

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
John Manchester (Service Number 240698) served with the 1/5th Battalion of the Lincolnshire Regiment as a corporal and later a sergeant, and was awarded the DCM. He was severely gassed in the trenches, but went on to serve in the RAF during the Second World War. Part of a collection relating to John Manchester, deposited by his daughter-in-law, who describes him as "a very modest man".