Cyril Mantegani, QSA

1880 Dec 17. Born in 2 High Street Wisbech Cambridgeshire

1881 census at 2 High Street Wisbech Cambridgeshire

1891 census at 2 High St, Wisbech

1898 Sep 26 Attests to East Lancs Regt.Militia. He is living in Nelson, Lancs, and is a photographer.

1898 Sep 30. Joined the Coldstream Guards

1899 Feb 1. Transfers to 1st battalion Coldstream Guards

1899 Mar 10. Posted to Gibraltar

1899 Nov 4 Posted back to UK

1900 Feb 11. Posted to South Africa

The Queen's South Africa (QSA) Medal Clasps: Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast, Cape Colony, Orange Free State
The Kings's South Africa (KSA) Medal Clasps: South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902

1902 Oct 15. Posted back to UK

1904 Oct 27. Buys himself out of the army by paying £25. He had signed for 9 years

1910 Nov 30 Married in Presbyterian Church Queens Road West Derby Liverpool to Lucy E Taylor

1911 census at 104 Ashbourne Rd Aigburth Liverpool

1915 Mar 13 Commission 2nd Lt

1916 Mar 27 Transferred from Manchester Regt to MGC 2nd Lt C Mantegani

1916 Oct 1. Promoted Lt

1920 Sep 14. Joined ADRIC with service no 550. Posted to E Coy

1920 Nov 10. Promoted Section Leader

1920 Dec 10 . MGC.The undermentioned temp. Lts. relinquish their commissions on completion of service, and retain the rank of Lt. : — C Mantegani

1922 Jan 18. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1921 Mar 17 to 31 Mar on Leave

1921 Aug 12 to 9 Sep on Leave

1922 Feb 28. Takes out a seaman's card as a Lounge Steward.

1923 In phone book living at 31 Ashburton Rd, Wallasey

1927 Nov 28. Arrives New York from UK. He is the cardroom steward. There are many shipping records of his service

1933 He is still a steward

1935 Jul 24 Arrived in New York from Montreal. He was a crew member as a Steward. And had been with that ship 5 Years

1939 Register Living at 51 Ashburton Road , Wallasey C.B., Cheshire with Lucy E Mantegani. He runs a Sweets & Tobacco Business (Own Account)

1961 Feb 17. Died Victoria Central Hospital Wallasey Cheshire aged 80