JAMES LAWRENCE MANNING
|The Citadel Class of:
||I, D (4), D – Corporal (3), D (2), D (1)
||Latta, South Carolina
||Lawrence Albert Manning Jr. (father), Minetta “Minnie” Holland
Manning (mother), Florence E. Manning Bethea(sister), Grace
Tucker Manning (wife)
|Branch of Service:
|Entered the Service from:
||423rd Infantry Regiment
||106th Infantry Division
|Date of death:
|Place of death:
||Silver Star, Purple Heart
||Plot G Row 4 Grave 35
||Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
||Activities – Freshman football, Pee Dee Citadel Club, Varsity Boxing Team.
Major – History
– Source: 1942 Sphinx
Captain Manning Killed in War
Latta, March 7 – (Special) – Capt. James L. Manning of Latta has been reported
killed in action, December 21 in Germany. The message from the war department
was received here by his wife, Mrs. Grace T. Manning, and his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. L.A. Manning.
Captain Manning had recently been reported missing in action in Germany.
He was a graduate of The Citadel, after attending the Latta public schools. He was
prominently connected throughout the Pee Dee section.
Captain Manning is survived by his widow, Mrs. Manning; his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Manning, and one sister, Mrs. W.S. Bethea.
– Source: The State, 8 March 1945, p.11.
Captain James L. Manning Killed in Action
A telegram received from the War Department Wednesday afternoon stated
that Captain James L. Manning of Latta, who was reported missing, had been
killed in action in Germany.
Relatives were informed several weeks ago that Captain Manning was missing
and nothing further had been heard from him until yesterday. Captain Manning
was a son of Mr. and Mrs. L.A. Manning of Latta.
– Source: The Dillon Herald, Thursday, March 8, 1945, p.1,5.
Sources: American Battle Monuments Commission, The Citadel Archive & Museum, Mike Stannard ’65, Sphinx 1941, In-Honored-Glory, Ancestry.com, Sphinx 1941 & 1942, Find A Grave.com, Richland County Public Library, Helen’s Little Corner
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