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VC317  William George Nicholas Manley

BORN   17 December 1831

DIED   16 November 1901  AGE   69

VC Won  29 April 1864   AGE   32

Place VC Won   Rebel Pah, Tauranga, New Zealand

War/Campaign  Waikato-Hauhau Maori War

Name   William George Nicholas Manley   No.    

VC Issue No.   317   Awards   VC   CB

Regiment   Royal Regiment of Artillery



Rank VC Won   Assistant Surgeon

Rank End Of Career   Surgeon-General

Place Of Birth   Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Place Of Death   Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Cheltenham Cemetery, Bouncers Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section Y, Grave 5335

Gazetted   22 September 1864

VC Presented   31 December 1864, GOC New Zealand, Lieutenant-General Sir D A Cameron, Auckland, New Zealand


P  Headstone, Cheltenham Cemetery, Bouncers Lane, Cheltenham

P  Named on memorial at Royal Artillery Chapel, Woolwich, London

P  Plaque at National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffs

P  Blue plaque at 3 Lansdown Terrace, Cheltenham

By The Way…

Granted the Steel War Medal and 2nd Class of the Iron Cross for devoted conduct during the action at Chateauneuf, Bretoncelles, Orleans and Cravant during the Herero Rebellion of 1906 in German South-West Africa

VC Held By

Not known



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